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BREAKING NEWS: Russia reportedly killed ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi

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The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday it is checking on information indicating that ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria.
Russia carried out airstrikes near the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria on May 28, the ministry said. The strikes targeted a meeting of high-ranking Islamic State chiefs where Al- Baghdadi was reportedly present.

“According to information that is being checked through various channels, IS leader Ibrahim Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was killed as a result of the strike, was also present at the meeting,” the ministry said in a statement.