The leader of Islamic State, Abu Bkr al-Baghdadi, has been reportedly killed in a Syrian air strike.
Claims from the unverified reports in Syrian state media say that he was killed on Saturday.
Heavy air strikes were carried out across the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa throughout Saturday.
— ماجد الكبودي (@zxcvb12345460) June 10, 2017
التلفزيون السوري يؤكد مقتل الارهابي أبو بكر البغدادي في غارة جوية في الرقة السورية
— Khalid Razak (@khalidaltaie13) June 11, 2017
“Syrian TV confirms the killing of terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air raid in the tenderness of the Syria.”
After the spread of hate-filled sermons that have reportedly inspired suicide attack across Europe, Abu Bkr al-Baghdadi has a £20 million bounty on his head.
Recent evidence unearthed for a documentary shows how Abu Bkr al-Baghdadi escaped capture in Iraq in 2013 before sending an army of jihadis to different parts of the world.