OSINT: ISIS Report Death of their Leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

OSINT reports gathered from pro-ISIS media indicate their Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi might have been killed in May raids by Russia.

Islamic State (ISIS) terror group through their friendly online media has confirmed the death of group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Another source, Al Sumaria TV channel has reported a source confirming the death within the Iraqi province of Nineveh.

The news channel have said the successor of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, will be named soon.

In June, The Russian Defence Ministry reported that the ISIS leader alongside 30 ISIS jihadists had been killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria in May.

Various media outlets have reported about the death of the ISIS leader, but this information has never been formally confirmed.

The 45-year-old was the leader of ISIS jihadist group, which controls territory in several countries in the Middle East. The terror group mostly operates in Syria and Iraq.

In 2011, the US added Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to a wanted list with a reward of millions of pounds of information or intelligence leading to his capture of death.

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