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Hunting down IS leader should be ‘top priority’: Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton called Thursday for the United States to track down and kill Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

world Updated: Sep 08, 2016 20:33 IST
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks to reporters on the tarmac at Westchester County Airport.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks to reporters on the tarmac at Westchester County Airport.(AFP Photo)

Hillary Clinton called Thursday for the United States to track down and kill Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as it did Osama Bin laden, insisting her Republican rival Donald Trump has no plan to defeat the jihadists.

“We should make it a top priority to hunt down the leader of ISIS,” the democratic White House hopeful told reporters on a tarmac in White Plains, New York.

“Getting al-Baghdadi will require efforts at the top levels, but it will send a resounding message that nobody directs or inspires attacks against the United States and gets away with it.”