IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi injured in air strike: Report

London: Media reports of Friday claimed that terror outfit, ISIS’s chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been injured in an air strike with the coalition forces.

As per reports of a leading daily, the ISIS chief was supposedly wounded after his convoy comprising senior ISIS members was hit by an air strike. Also, a local Iraqi news channel, citing a source said that not only Baghdadi but the others along with him were also injured.

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The report, quoting a source said, “The planes of the international coalition yesterday bombed a location where there is a base of Isis members along the border area between Iraq and Syria, 65 kilometres west of Nineveh.”

The source added, “According to reports, the ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was injured along with some members of the organization who were gathered at that meeting. The attack was carried out on the basis of precise intelligence information that led to strike its own that site. Baghdadi and the other ISIS leaders arrived in Iraq from Syria with a convoy of cars.”

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The local daily further cited the spokesperson saying that it has just been heard and that no confirmation on the same has been received.

This is not the first time when Baghdadi and the others have been injured as they were severely wounded during an airstrike on March 18, 2015.

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