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Russia believes to have killed ISIL leader Al-Baghdadi (Urgent)


A Russian airstrike targeting a meeting of ISIL leaders in Syria's Raqqa may have killed the group's notorious leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Russia's Defence Ministry told local media outlets on Friday.

One report cited the ministry as saying it was still seeking confirmation of al-Baghdadi's death in a strike that was carried out at the end of May.

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