ISIS leader killed in an airstrike claims Syrian State TV

Syrian state television has reported that the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an airstrike.

The claims suggest that ISIS leader and world’s most wanted criminal was killed during a massive artillery strike in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa.

Last week, Coalition forces carried out white phosphorus bombing campaign on Raqqa and other ISIS strongholds.

British-based Observatory for Human Rights recently reported that 13 civilians were killed over the last 24 hours.

Building were burned by the bright orange airbursts


Leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi


ISIS leader killed in an airstike
Footage of coalition strikes shows burning white phosphorus raining down onto buildings on Raqqah

However, this is not the first time his death has been reported. Al-Baghdadi has a 20 million pounds bounty on his head and so his death was previously reported a number of times but to no truth.

The official media wing of ISIS has not confirmed any news of the leader’s death.