Iraqi analyst Fadel Abu Rakif claims that the leader of the terrorist group «Islamic state» Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was seriously injured in the result of air strikes inflicted on ISIS bases in Northern Iraq.
According to experts, it is based on information obtained from sources in the Iraqi intelligence, according to which, in the bombing of ISIS suffered heavy losses. As claimed by Abu Rakip, al-Baghdadi would be transferred for treatment in Syria.
Recall: reports of serious injuries and the death of the leader of jihadists appear regularly. So, in October 2015, it was reported that he was wounded in an airstrike on the border of Syria and Iraq, but survived.
14 June 2016 about the death of the leader of the Caliphate, reported the news Agency «al-Amak» associated with ISIS. The report said that al-Baghdadi died on the fifth day of the Holy month of Ramadan, that is, 10 June.
23 January 2017, the European media reported that the leader of the terrorists was wounded in the air strikes, the Western coalition on the village of al-Baaj in Northern Iraq.