Video Shows Moment ISIS Leader Is Killed During US Raid
Footage captured the dramatic moment that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is said to have died during an overnight bombing.
President Trump confirmed the leader of the terrorist organisation was killed in the operation. Mr Trump said Baghdadi detonated a suicide vest after being cornered by US forces in the strike in north-west Syria.
Forces led by the US invaded the IS leader's hideout during the early hours of the morning after intelligence that the leader arrived 48 hours previous.
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His two wives were also killed during the firefight - no US forces are reported to have been injured.
President Trump tweeted: "Something very big has just happened!"
He later confirmed the news via a White House press conference at 1pm. Footage, released by Syrian activists, has since emerged which apparently shows the moment the terrorist is killed.
It shows a huge explosion, which is then followed by a long silence.
Featured Image Credit: PA
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