The Islamic State (IS) has confirmed the death
of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was killed in an operation conducted by
the US military last Sunday.
In a statement released on its Telegram
channel, the militant group announced that it had appointed Abu Ibrahim
al-Hashemi al-Qurashi as its new leader.
The jihadist group also confirmed the death of
it then spokesperson Abu al-Hasan al-Muhajir who was killed in an operation
shortly before the killing of Baghdadi. Abu Hamza al-Qurashi has since been
appointed as the new spokesman of the group.
Information about the new IS leader was not provided by the group but was described only as a prominent veteran jihadi fighter who fought against the US in the past.
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