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IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Russian army says may have killed IS chief

MOSCOW: The Russian army on Friday said it hit Islamic State leaders in an airstrike in Syria last month and was seeking to verify whether IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed. In a statement, the army said Sukhoi warplanes carried out a 10-minute night-time strike early on May 28 at a location near Raqa, where IS leaders had gathered to plan a pullout by militants from the group's stronghold. "Senior commanders of the military groups of the so-called IS military council, 30 mid-ranking field commanders and up…