Terrorism

DOUBLE TAP: US Official Confirms al-Baghdadi’s Likely Successor Also Killed in ISIS-Syria Raid

posted by Hannity Staff - 10.28.19

A spokesperson for the US State Department confirmed Monday that Abu Hassan al-Muhajir -the likely candidate to replace recently deceased mastermind Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi- was also killed in Syria.

“ISIS spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, considered a potential Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi successor, was also killed in Syria, a senior State Department official confirmed to Fox News on Monday,” reports Fox.

“He was killed very close to the North East, very close to the Euphrates River… he was killed by U.S. Forces,” the official told Fox News.

“Following the previous ops, a senior assistent for al- Bagdadi is called Abu Hesen al Mouhjir was targeted in a village named Ein al Baat near Jaraboul city, the mission was conducted via direct coordination of SDF Intel & US military apart the ongiong ops to hunt ISIS leaders,” posted a leader of the Kurdish armed forces in Syria.

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