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Watch: US releases video of the raid that killed ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Following his murder-suicide, his remains were collected for DNA identification and rapid analysis showed the samples matched. Baghdadi was buried at sea in accordance with the Law of Armed conflict within 24 hours of his death.

The US has declassified portions of the video of the raid that led to killing of ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

In the grainy black-and-white video, fighters can be seen walking toward the compound where al-Baghdadi was hiding from two different directions.

Read: ISIS declares new leader as it confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, vows revenge against the US

The US Central Command further said how the US security personnel repeatedly asked those in the compound to come out peacefully.

US Commander Gen. Frank McKenzie Jr further said that the individuals who planned the mission are quiet professionals who focus on the mission above glory or recognition.

Following his murder-suicide, his remains were collected for DNA identification and rapid analysis showed the samples matched. Baghdadi was buried at sea in accordance with the Law of Armed conflict within 24 hours of his death.

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