The Pentagon says it’s not ready to release video evidence to back up its claim that the leader of Islamic State has been killed in a US military operation in Syria: senior American officials are also warning that the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, does not fundamentally change the security situation in the country.
According to Washington, the ISIS leader detonated a suicide vest during Saturday’s US special forces raid. The compound is located in Idlib province was the last terrorist foothold in Syria, and the US insists it’s committed to clearing jihadists from the area.
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