BREAKING: The U.S. Has Reportedly captured or Killed The Head of ISIS, Abu Al-Baghdadi in Special Ops Raid

Newsweek is reporting that Pres. Trump approved the Special Ops raid targeting the head of ISIS, Abu Al-Baghdadi and that military sources are saying Al-Baghdadi has been killed. Now video has emerged. (Watch videos below)

President Trump tweeted out this cryptic Tweet an hour ago and the internet wondered what he was referring to.

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Josh Rogin of the Washington Post reported that there was a raid in progress in northern Syria where U.S. forces are pursuing a “high level terrorist target,” possibly the head of ISIS.

Then, more details emerged, alleging that as many as 6 choppers raided NW Syria to likely go after a “very high-level target.”

A local man posted this video of a massive explosion, saying: “Video of raids by unknown warplanes set fire to Barisha and Hattan in the northern countryside of Idlib near the Turkish-Syrian border.”

A Syrian blog posted this video with the caption, “First video from Barisha, heavy clashes, helicopters can be heard.”

And a second video:

Now, a Kuwait Arabic newspaper has tweeted from their verified account:

Translation: “United States: Raid targeted ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and led to his death”

Here is the Tweet (in Arabic) From the Al Nahar newspaper.

Another verified account on Twitter says the U.S. has “captured” Al-bagdadi.

President Trump is scheduled to make a “Major Statement” from the White House tomorrow morning. It appears this would be related to the reports of the Al-Bagdadi news.

From Newsweek:

Amid reports Saturday of U.S. military helicopters over Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, a senior Pentagon official familiar with the operation and Army official briefed on the matter told Newsweek that Baghdadi was the target of the top-secret operation in the last bastion of the country’s Islamist-dominated opposition, a faction that has clashed with ISIS in recent years. A U.S. Army official briefed on the results of the operation told Newsweek that Baghdadi was killed in the raid. And the Defense Department told the White House they have “high confidence” that the high-value target killed was Baghdadi, but further verification is pending.

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