The operation to kill the so-called IS leader al Baghdadi involved military helicopters as new images show a huge plume of smoke as the compound in Syria was destroyed.
The Pentagon told reporters that his “remains were buried at sea within 24 hours of his death”.
The UK’s Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said: “The world will not miss al Baghdadi.”
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