According to a news agency linked to the so-called Islamic State, leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by an airstrike on the fifth day of Ramadan.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is considered among the most feared and infamous terrorist leaders since Osama bin Laden, was killed in the ISIS capital city of Raqqa on the fifth day of Ramadan, reported by The Daily Mail.
If confirmed, his death comes as a major blow to the so-called Islamic State, coming just days after jihadists celebrated the 49 innocent people killed at the Orlando nightclub Pulse by gunman Omar Mateen.
According Haaretz, Baghdadi proclaimed himself caliph of all Muslims two years ago and had an unprecedented $10 million bounty on his head.
The Daily Mail says a Pentagon spokesperson told reporters that they were not aware of any “high value” targets killed in the bombing.