According to the various news agencies, the Russian defence ministry says it may have killed ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air strike in late May. Earlier, they were checking information and the authenticity of the report.
According to the Independent, RIA news agency quoted as saying: “According to the information which is now being checked via various channels, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was eliminated by the air strike, was also present at the meeting.”
Source: News Nation
On May 28, The air strike targeted a meeting of Isis leaders may have killed Baghdadi and 300 other ISIS fighters.
Su-24 and Su-25 Aircraft
Su-24 and Su-25 aircraft were involved in the operation according to the Russia. It was planned after intelligence reports came with drone footage.