US targeted Islamic State’s al Baghdadi: official

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Shafaqna Pakistan:The United States (US) has carried out an operation targeting the militant Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, a US official told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The official did not disclose details of the operation and did not say whether it was successful.

Other US officials contacted by Reuters declined to comment. Newsweek, citing a US Army official briefed on the result of the operation, said al-Baghdadi was killed in the raid.