Iran Was Informed of IS Leader Baghdadi’s Death – Iranian Officials Tell Reuters

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DUBAI, Oct 27 (Reuters) Iran was informed by sources in Syria that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, two Iranian officials told Reuters on Sunday.

Iran was informed about Baghdadi’s death by Syrian officials who got it from the field,” one of the officials said. The second Iranian official confirmed it.

(Writing by Parisa Hafezi, Editing by Ghaida Ghantous)