Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the terrorist group ISIS, has reportedly been killed by US forces.
Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by the peration was carried out around midnight in Syria.
Reports claimed that US was conducting forensic tests to confirm that Baghdadi was among the dead.
The mission came after the U.S. received actionable intelligence regarding Baghdadi in recent days.
Meanwhile, various media outlets had previously reported that officials believe Baghdadi was killed.
The reports emerged came hours after the White House said late Saturday night, October 26, that President Donald Trump would be making a “major statement” at 9 a.m. ET Sunday. It wasn’t immediately clear what the president would discuss.
The White House statement came more than an hour after Trump tweeted that “Something very big has just happened!” without disclosing further details.”