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Baghdadi death: Footage shows rubble of IS leader’s compound

The fugitive leader of the Islamic State (IS) group killed himself during a US military operation in north-western Syria.

Speaking on Sunday, President Donald Trump said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi detonated his suicide vest after fleeing into a tunnel, chased by US military dogs.

Footage released by a Turkish news agency shows the flattened buildings that housed the IS leader.

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Source: bbc.co.uk

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