Pentagon Officials: No Confirmation of Reports IS Leader Is Dead

Pentagon officials say they have no information to confirm reports that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Tuesday it has information confirming the death of the IS leader.

“We learned of it today but we do not know when he died or how,” the monitoring group’s director Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP.

 


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