Terrorist group «Islamic state» published in the city of tal afar, located West of Mosul, a decree forbidding residents to discuss the reports of the death of jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
As informs television channel «Al-Sumaria», citing local residents, the punishment for the transgression – 50 lashes. While the IG does not make clear in the question, alive or dead, the leader of the group.
The basis for the spread of rumors was the Friday sermon preached at the local mosque one of the companions of al-Baghdadi – Abu Qutayba. In it, he clearly hinted at the death of the leader of the «Islamic state».
We will remind that on June 11 about the death of the leader of ISIS said the Syrian TV. Subsequently spread reports that he was killed in a Russian air strike. However, no evidence Russia could not provide.
Reports of the death or serious wounding of al-Baghdadi appear regularly. At the moment there is no evidence that he really died.