Iraqis reported the detection of the leader of the IG


Abu Bakr al-Baghdadite: Ropi / ZumaPress /

The leader of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is hiding in Syria controlled by the militants territory in the valley of the Euphrates — desert zone on the border with Iraq. About that Fox News reported the head of the Department of intelligence and counter-terrorism at the Iraqi Ministry of interior Abu Ali al-Basri.

“According to the latest information that we have, he is al-Hagene in Syria, 18 miles (29 kilometers — approx. “Of the”) from the border in the province of Deir ez-Zor”, he said. Al-Basri explained that the data is fresh and has appeared in the last days, they are used for joint raids in the area the Russia, Syria and Iran.

The representative of the Ministry of defense of Iraq confirmed that the terrorist most likely is located in the desert East of the Euphrates. According to him, the second place, where it can hide al-Baghdadi, is considered El-Haddad in the province of al-Hasaka.

According to experts, the last time al-Baghdadi was seen in the summer of 2017 in the province of Nineveh near Mosul. It is noted that he can not escape because it is moving without an escort of bodyguards, he is accompanied by his son-in-law and a friend of the driver. It is also believed that it does not use electronic devices to disguise and could change into a woman.

In recent years, repeatedly appeared information about the elimination of al-Baghdadi, his mortal wounds or capture. All these reports were not confirmed.

27 April in the Turkish Izmir caught the so-called Emir of the ISIS. The man commanded in Syria by the militants in the city of Deir ez-Zor and the surrounding area. He and a few of the terrorists had intended to flee to Turkey as refugees.

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