More details awaited.
Washington: United States President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, said the person likely to be first in line to replace Islamic State's slain leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has also been "terminated."
"Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's number one replacement has been terminated by American troops. Most likely would have taken the top spot - Now he is also Dead!" Trump tweeted.
He did not identify the person or give more detail on how he was killed, NDTV reported.