ISIS has confirmed the death of their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
According to US media, ISIS confirmed the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an audio message.
ISIS also announced the appointment of Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qureshi as the new head of the terrorist organization.
It may be recalled that a few days ago, US forces claimed to have killed the head of ISIS in the Syria, which was confirmed by US President Donald Trump.
US officials later said that like al-Qaeda’s leader Osama bin Laden, the remnants of the ISIS chief were also sealed.
Yesterday, the US Department of Defense released the first video of the attack on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in which soldiers can be seen fleeing the compound after the helicopter attack, where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was present before going into the tunnel.
ISIS confirmed the death of former leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and named his replacement in an audio message https://t.co/yF6ftKB95n
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