(CNN) -- ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a U.S. raid in Northwest Syria. A senior U.S. defense official reported al-Baghdadi apparently detonated a suicide vest as U.S. special forces closed in.
CIA intelligence reportedly assisted in locating him. Final confirmation of his death is pending DNA analysis and other positive identifiers.
al-Baghdadi has been in hiding for five years. President Trump is expected to make a major announcement Sunday at 9 a.m. (EST) 6 a.m. (PST).
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