New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The United States armed forces have carried out an operation targeting Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, reported by news agency Reuters. 

Unconfirmed media reports also suggest that the ISIS leader has been killed in the operation. the news broke out after US President Donald Trump on late Saturday tweeted: "Something very big has just happened!", without giving any further details. 


This comes after media reported that the US military has killed Baghdadi.

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Russia Today has cited Newsweek as reporting that the terrorist was killed in a special operation raid in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, greenlighted by Trump about a week ago.

Meanwhile, Fox News has also quoted military sources saying that a "high-value ISIS target" believed to be the Islamic State leader has been killed by U.S.-led forces in Idlib, Syria.

Meanwhile, the White House has announced that Trump is scheduled to make a major announcement on Sunday at 9:00 am (local time).

Trump administration has not revealed whether the matter is related to foreign or domestic policy.


(With ANI Inputs)

Posted By: Talib Khan