Analysis: Will al-Baghdadi's death stop ISIL?

US military operation killed ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi when they targeted his compound in northwest Syria.

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    US President Donald Trump says he knew about the raid for three days.

    The US ground forces had engaged in a brief firefight at Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's compound.

    Al-Baghdadi became the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) group in 2010 and declared an affiliation to al-Qaeda.

    Trump said his body was mutilated by the blast and test results proved it was him.

    Al Jazeera's senior political analyst Marwan Bishara reports from London.


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