Bagh­dadi’s death not con­firmed

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

The US-led coali­tion bat­tling the Is­lamic State group does not have con­crete in­for­ma­tion about whether IS leader Abu Bakr al-Bagh­dadi is dead or alive, the US gen­eral lead­ing the cam­paign said on Tues­day. “De­spite all the help­ful re­ports to us from ev­ery source imag­in­able, I’m un­able to con­firm or deny ei­ther where he is or whether he is alive or dead,” Lieu­tenant Gen­eral Stephen Townsend said.

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