President Donald Trump has added his voice to sources from Tehran to Washington saying that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed Saturday in a U.S. raid. The leader of the so-called caliphate detonated a suicide vest when faced with American special forces, Trump announced today, in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.
Is it really him? U.S. officials said earlier that the dead man's identity has yet to be confirmed, and skeptical analysts note that Idlib, populated with ISIS foes, was an unlikely hiding place for al-Baghdadi.
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