New Delhi, Oct 28: The worlds most dangerous terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. US President Donald Trump confirmed on Sunday that the chief of the Islamic State, Baghdadi had been killed in US action.
News regarding his death had been floating for several years now. However, there was never any official confirmation and it had been found that Baghdadi was just faking his death to avoid action against him.
The killing of Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi comes as a relief to the world, but the terror outfit’s decentralised structure would mean that his death may not have that much of an impact on its operations, especially in India
US President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed that the worlds most dreaded terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed. The death of the Islamic State chief does come as a relief to the entire world, but the question is what does that change?
Looking at this from the purely Indian perspective, it is clear Baghdadi’s death is unlikely to change anything much especially in states such as Kerala, Kashmir and Tamil Nadu, which have been bitten by the ISIS problem.
New Delhi, Oct 28: Donald Trump gave the world probably one of the most awaited news. He declared that Islamic State Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead in a US operation.
He also said that Baghdadi had blown himself up during the raid. The obvious question is who would now succeed Baghdadi? Baghdadi in the past few months had been out of sorts. In fact there were even reports that he had been paralysed.
New Delhi, Sep 17: The frequency of the messages that Islamic State boss, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been releasing is an indicator that the outfit is down and reports of him being unwell are true.
Over the years there has been plenty of speculation that Baghdadi may have died. There was however no official confirmation of the same and later it was found that the news of his death was being intentionally spread to ensure that he escapes the heat. He used this news to move places and escape, following which he earned the title, “The invisible Sheikh.’
New Delhi, Sep 17: A audio message with the title ‘Do Deeds’ was released by the Islamic State. In the 30 minute audio clip, the supreme commander of the ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Bhagdadi calls on cadre of his outfit to resist and lead the fight for the next five years.
He tells the cadres to have good faith in Islam and also adds that the results are in the hands of Allah.
New Delhi, May 09: The latest video of Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi is alarming. Back in 2014, when he released his first video, he was seen as confident and a man who was ready to take on the strongest of forces.
The 2019 video post the Sri Lankan attacks saw a stout Baghdadi seated to the ground. Sitting cross legged with an assault rifle, a heavier Baghdadi when compared to 2014 termed the attacks in Colombo as a revenge strike. The video was put out by Al-Furqan, the central media ministry of the Islamic State.