Tue Oct 29, 2019 AT 10:42 AM EDT
President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that the terrorist who would have replaced the now-deceased Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the leader of ISIS has also been killed by U.S. forces.
“Most likely would have taken the top spot — Now he is also Dead!” Trump wrote.
Al-Baghdadi was killed over the weekend in a raid conducted by U.S. special forces in northern Syria. The serial rapist and murderer was killed when he exploded his suicide vest after being unable to escape. The blast also killed his three children. Read Full Story