© REUTERS / Jonathan ErnstU.S. President Donald trump announced the elimination of the leader of the terrorist group “Islamic state”* Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.”USA prosecuted “terrorist number one”. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead,” he said, speaking live American TV channels.According to him, the special forces of the United States conducted a “dangerous and daring” operation in North-East Syria, where it destroyed a large number of militants and improvised al-Baghdadi. None of the soldiers was hurt. Moreover, they managed to release eleven children.Trump also told the details of the elimination of the terrorist. Thus, the head of IG* tried to hide from the military in an underground tunnel, which ended in a deadlock, and blew himself up with suicide belt.”He died like a coward, running away and crying,” said trump.The US President thanked Russia, Turkey and Iraq for assistance in the liquidation of the leader “Islamic state”*. According to him, Russia is “well-behaved” by passing the American helicopters over she controlled the territory of Syria.
Earlier on the elimination of al-Baghdadi the commander of the “Syrian democratic forces” (SDF) Mazlum Abdi. He noted that five months was carried out intelligence work on the ground and point your pursuit.In turn senior source in the Iraqi intelligence told RIA Novosti that Baghdad played a significant role in the elimination of a terrorist.The publication Defense One wrote on Sunday night that the United States held on Saturday in Syria, special operation against the leader of the IG*. It is assumed that he is dead, but this information has not yet received official confirmation.
The Bush administration previously reported that Donald trump will do on Sunday, “an important statement” in the White house. Trump had tweeted that “there was something very big,” but did not specify what he has in mind.Al-Baghdadi real name is Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim al-Badri, known as the leader of the terrorists in 2014, when the mosque in captured by ISIS in Mosul have declared an “Islamic Caliphate” in the middle East. Since then the media has repeatedly published the information on its liquidation, but it has not been confirmed.*Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization.