The Iranian Fars news Agency claims, citing its own sources that the Emir of the «Islamic state» Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi moved from Turkey (where he was treated after being wounded) in the Libyan city of Sirte, which is controlled IG.
This information is not confirmed by other sources, but cited by many, including Russian, media.
Under the statement of Fars, al-Baghdadi several times moved from Iraq to Syria and back.
In October of this year, apparently, al-Baghdadi was wounded after his convoy came under bombardment.
«New bin Laden» Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, also known as «Abu du’a» (real name: Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri) was 44-45 years ago, near the Iraqi city of Samarra. His forces have in recent years participated in the civil war in Syria. Defeated by the regular army of the regime of Bashar al-Assad, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has returned home, having set a goal: to seize power in Iraq and to establish in the country a radical Islamic regime, overthrowing the Shiite government. Later he created the organization «Islamic state» has announced more ambitious plans: to create a Caliphate in the entire Middle East and North Africa. For the head of «Abu Dua» by the US authorities was appointed reward: $ 10 million. There are continued reports of the death of Baghdadi, who has not received official confirmation.