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US News Pentagon releases images from al-Baghdadi operation

02:20  31 october  2019
02:20  31 october  2019 Source:   cbsnews.com

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Watch CBSN Live. Pentagon releases images from al - Baghdadi operation . General Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, released declassified images and video from the raid that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al - Baghdadi over the weekend.

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General Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, released declassified images and video from the raid that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi over the weekend. He described the images for reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday.

Late Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is seen in an undated picture released by the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, U.S. October 30, 2019.  U.S. Department of Defense/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. © Thomson Reuters Late Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is seen in an undated picture released by the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, U.S. October 30, 2019. U.S. Department of Defense/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.

This image shows the destruction of the compound in Idlib province in Syria where al-Baghdadi hid.

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The Pentagon released footage, Wednesday, October 30, of the U.S. Special Forces operation , that led to the death of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al - Baghdadi . Among the images released by the Defense Department was grainy black-and-white footage of U.S. troops approaching on foot the

On 30 October 2019 General Frank McKenzie, head of US Central Command, released declassified images and video from the raid that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al - Baghdadi . The CENTCOM commander told reporters at the Pentagon that four men and two women were killed in

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is displayed on a monitor as U.S. Central Command Commander Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie speaks at a joint press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, on the Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raid. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) © ASSOCIATED PRESS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is displayed on a monitor as U.S. Central Command Commander Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie speaks at a joint press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, on the Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi raid. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) U.S. Central Command shared video on Twitter that showed fighters near the compound beginning to fire on U.S. aircraft participating in the raid.

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The Pentagon released video footage of the weekend raid that led to the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al - Baghdadi , including attacks on General Kenneth McKenzie, the head of U.S. Central Command, showed images of the the American attack at the Pentagon on Wednesday, including the

The compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is seen moments before an air strike in the Idlib region of Syria in a still image from video October 26, 2019. Video picture taken October 26, 2019.  U.S. Department of Defense/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. © Thomson Reuters The compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is seen moments before an air strike in the Idlib region of Syria in a still image from video October 26, 2019. Video picture taken October 26, 2019. U.S. Department of Defense/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. Gallery: ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid (Photo Services)

The CENTCOM commander told reporters that four men and two women were killed in the assault, and that two children probably "under 12" years of age were killed when al-Baghdadi detonated his bomb-laden vest. McKenzie also suggested that in his last moments, al-Baghdadi may have fired from the tunnel where he fled.

This image from video released by the Department of Defense on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, and displayed at a Pentagon briefing, shows close air aviation engaging fighters who demonstrated hostile intent to U.S. forces during the infiltration of the assault force in the raid on the compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (Department of Defense via AP) © ASSOCIATED PRESS This image from video released by the Department of Defense on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, and displayed at a Pentagon briefing, shows close air aviation engaging fighters who demonstrated hostile intent to U.S. forces during the infiltration of the assault force in the raid on the compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (Department of Defense via AP) He did not confirm a claim that President Trump made, that in al-Baghdadi's final moments, he was "screaming, crying and whimpering."

The compound where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hiding, seen during the raid that left him dead. © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. The compound where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hiding, seen during the raid that left him dead. McKenzie also said that the DNA analysis confirming al-Baghdadi's identity showed "beyond a shadow of a doubt" that the man who died over the weekend was al-Baghdadi. He described it as a "direct match" that "produced a level of certainty that the remains belonged to Baghdadi of 1 in 104 septillion."

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This image from video released by the Department of Defense on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, and displayed at a Pentagon briefing, shows an image from a remotely piloted aircraft shows the compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after the raid and moments before it was destroyed on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (Department of Defense via AP) © ASSOCIATED PRESS This image from video released by the Department of Defense on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, and displayed at a Pentagon briefing, shows an image from a remotely piloted aircraft shows the compound of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after the raid and moments before it was destroyed on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (Department of Defense via AP) In explaining this level of certainty, McKenzie produced a slide that said "if the population of earth was 14.8 quadrillion times what it is today, you would still only expect to find one person with this DNA profile."

a group of people walking down a dirt road: Aerial footage shows the aftermath of the destruction of the compound where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hiding.  © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Aerial footage shows the aftermath of the destruction of the compound where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was hiding. Al-Baghdadi's remains were "buried at sea in accordance with the Law of Armed conflict within 24 hours of his death," according to U.S. Central Command.

There was also a little more information revealed about the dog involved in the U.S. operation. He's a four-year veteran of the program, has been in 50 combat missions and was injured by exposed electrical cables in the tunnel. He has been returned to duty.

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