Footage relayed to US situation room was only overhead surveillance and had no audioFootage of the US special forces raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s Syrian compound reportedly consisted of overhead surveillance footage and no audio, prompting questions over the extent of the dramatic licence taken by Donald Trump in describing the final moments of one of the most wanted terrorists in the world.US officials who also watched the feed have declined to echo details of Trump’s macabre account of the Isis’s leader death on Saturday, including that he was “whimpering, crying and screaming all the way”. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/28/doubts-over-trump-dramatic-account-baghdadi-raid
Author : Michael Safi
Publish date : 2019-10-28 09:34:05
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