Not many details, but an operation in Syria has reportedly captured or killed Al-Baghdadi, who is the top leader in ISIS and has been on the run for years.
Rumors started swirling after Donald Trump dropped a cryptic tweet about an hour ago.
Something very big has just happened!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 27, 2019
Some verified accounts on Twitter started to spread the news of an operation.
Locals say as many as 6 choppers involved – gave chase to convoy, 2 landed & assaulted vehicles. Possibly took bodies or evidence away.
— Charles Lister (@Charles_Lister) October 26, 2019
Now, we are getting some accounts claiming it is confirmed. Gilliam has sources within the SEALs so his information is probably solid.
BREAKING: The United States has captured Al-Baghdadi the head of ISIS!
— Jonathan T Gilliam (@JGilliam_SEAL) October 27, 2019
WASHINGTON: Breaking: Syrian State TV is reporting that the US killed ISIS leader Baghdadi in an airstrike.
— KolHaolam (@KolHaolam) October 27, 2019
— James LaPorta (@JimLaPorta) October 27, 2019
A major announcement is coming at 9am in the morning from the White House. You’d think it has to be Al-Baghdadi to warrant this kind of pomp and circumstance.
“President of the United States will be making a major statement tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock from the White House,” White House says.
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) October 27, 2019
We’ll get final confirmation in the morning. It does appear likely though that the worst terrorist on the planet may have just been captured or killed.
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