ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi May Have Been Killed By A Russian Airstrike

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi might have died following a Russian airstrike in May 28. The Russian defence ministry said that it is now investigating the report that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was also killed in the airstrike.


The airstrike was carried out at the outskirt of the ISIS stronghold city, Raqqa. According to Russian state news agency, Tass;

According to information, which is being verified via different channels, the meeting was also attended by the IS leader Ibrahim Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was eliminated in the strike.

The US army, though at different times have claimed to have killed the ISIS leader, then it turns out he was not killed, or only injured in the airstrike.

The leaders were discussing exit strategy from the so-called Southern corridor, when the airstrike killed them, also in late May,  330 field commanders and militants, in the southern suburb of Syria’s Raqqa were targeted Russia Air forces.