UPDATE 7-Islamic State leader Baghdadi reportedly killed in Syria by U.S. forces

UPDATE 7-Islamic State leader Baghdadi reportedly killed in Syria by U.S. forcesBAGHDAD/WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a U.S. military operation in Syria, sources in Syria, Iraq and Iran said on Sunday, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared to make a “major statement” at the White House. A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that Baghdadi was targeted in the overnight raid but was unable to say whether the operation was successful.



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