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Activist says this is indeed filmed where #Baghdadi raid took place in #Barisha, #Idlib. #HTS stopped him on outskirts where a tough security cordon has been laid banning people from heading towards site.
Eyewitness filmed last night in #Barisha confirms children were on scene. #HTS security questioned him shortly after #Baghdadi #Idlib raid.
'Those 3 children are ur respnsblty now.They're his kids [dead man] They stripped them all [Corpses]. I'm told were shot with automatics'
Eyewitness says US troops materialised 'out of nowhere', set up a position and 'questioned one man for nearly an hour'
#HTS sources confirm to Syrian journalist @wissamm88 that #Baghdadi was killed in #Barisha along with his deputy Abu Sa'id al-Iraqi. Source says HTS had information #IslamicState leader was in #Idlib border area & were looking for him.

#Idlib activists claiming dead bodies mentioned in eyewitness testimony was a top #Hurras Al-Din
Leader called Abu Muhammad Al-Halabi, his wife and sons.
Eyewitness had identified victims as 'IDPs from #Aleppo' who bought and developed the site.
#Idlib Activists share account of what they believe were "confirmed" events from last night
1- American raided the house of Abu Muhammad Salamah aka Abu Muhammad al-Halabi (one Hurras al-Din top commanders)
2- Apaches appeared & US troops rappelled 4m helicopters 2 surround area
3- Arabic speakers, Jordanian/Saudi/Iraqi accent, called upon him to surrender with everyone inside, including women and children.There was no mention of Baghdadi.
4- Abu Muhammad didn't surrender. Firing started. From here onwards events gets mixed up on this particular scene
5- Nearby, US troops locate a shepherd & hand over 3 children. They give him a Bell torchlight and order him to march 1km away from scene.
6- They also order him not to come back until he hears 3 airstrikes.
7- US killed everyone in raid site, but believed have taken 2 alive.
#Turkey state owned news agency confirms target was 'to eliminate #Baghdadi' (H/T @Ahed_solipy)

@Ahed_solipy #HTS has reportedly taken the eyewitnesses seen in the above footage, the shepherd and his mate, as well as several IPD tent dwellers from the imminent #Barisha site for questioning.
@Ahed_solipy Have been shown video footage, IF confirmed, it would seem US helicopters used airspace over #SDF areas, crossing into #Turkey #EuphrateShield areas about 12 miles north of Qaraqozak Bridge in #Kobane's southern countryside.
Dog was hurt during #Baghadi raid 😔
'#IslamicState is more powerful than #Baghdadi'
The ever courageous Ricardo Villanueva speaks to Quentin Sommerville about #Baghdadi's killing

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