Russia’s banned terrorist organization Islamic State announces Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Kurashi as its leader after the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Islamic State has previously confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
U.S. President Donald Trump announced the elimination of al-Baghdadi on October 27. U.S. Army Special Forces were involved in the operation. According to the politician, the leader of IS, frightened by the approach of the U.S. military, “screamed, whining and crying.” “He was scared to death and didn’t want to die,” Trump said. After al-Baghdadi’s body was identified, he was given rituals according to Islamic traditions, and then buried in the sea.
As a result of the actions, the head of the White House, no U.S. military were injured, 11 children were released. The U.S. leader also thanked Russia, Syria, Iraq, and Turkey for contributing to such an outcome. He said they were helping fight IS.