Russia Claims Isis Leader Al-Baghdadi May Have Been Killed In Airstrike | Today

Published on June 16, 2017
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Category: News & Politics
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Russian officials announced Friday that one of its airstrikes may have ‘liquidated’ ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The U.S.-led coalition battling ISIS has not confirmed the report. Russia's defense ministry said on Facebook that it was confirming the details, which targeted a meeting of senior ISIS figures near the group's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa on May 28. NBC’s Keir Simmons reports. » Subscribe to TODAY: » Watch the latest from TODAY: About: TODAY brings you the latest headlines and expert tips on money, health and parenting. We wake up every morning to give you and your family all you need to start your day. If it matters to you, it matters to us. We are in the people business. Subscribe to our channel for exclusive TODAY archival footage & our original web series. Connect with TODAY Online! Visit TODAY's Website: Find TODAY on Facebook: Follow TODAY on Twitter: Follow TODAY on Google+: Follow TODAY on Instagram: Follow TODAY on Pinterest: Russia Claims ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi May Have Been Killed In Airstrike | TODAY