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Iraqi sources: We received confirmation on Baghdadi's death

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Date: 2019-10-27T09:05:20+0000
Iraqi sources: We received confirmation on Baghdadi's death

Shafaq News/Two Iraqi security sources announced that they had received confirmation of the death of ISIS leader ,Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from inside Syria.

"Our sources from inside Syria confirmed to the Iraqi intelligence team in charge of chasing al-Baghdadi that he and his bodyguard were killed in Idlib after his hideout was discovered when he was trying to move his family from Idlib towards the Turkish border," one of the sources told Reuters.

 According to U.S. media reports said that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a special operation carried out by U.S. forces in the Syrian province of Idlib.

While the information has not been officially confirmed, the White House announced that U.S. President ,Donald Trump will make a "significant statement" on foreign policy, on Sunday.

For his part, Trump said in a tweet on Twitter that "something big just happened" without revealing any details.