Syrian state television has reported the leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghadi has been killed in an air strike. Syria suggest the leader of ISIS Abu Bkr al-Baghdadi was killed in an air strike on Saturday June 10, 2017.Claims suggest the world’s most wanted terrorist was blasted with heavy artillery while in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. News of his ‘death’ emerged on local outlets as Iraqi forces claim his deputy, Ayad al-Jumaili, was killed in an air strike near Iraq’s border with Syria. Heavy artillery was dropped across the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa throughout the day, with footage online posted by ISIS news agency Amaq revealing the devastation caused. The Islamic State leader has a £20million bounty on his head because his hate-filled sermons inspired suicide attacks across Europe. There have been previous reports of al-Baghdadi’s death, which turned out to be untrue. The revelation has emerged as Iraqi forces claimed al-Baghdadi’s deputy, Ayad al-Jumaili, was killed in an air strike near Iraq’s border with Syria. Recent evidence unearthed for a documentary shows Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi escaped capture in Iraq by just minutes back in 2013, before unleashing his army of jihadis on the world.
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