Skip to comments.Iraqi Isis Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'Severely Injured and Flees to Syria'
Posted on 07/05/2014 6:17:01 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Sunni militant outfit Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis), is said to have been severely injured in the raging battle forcing him to flee to neighbouring Syria.
According to a report in the Iraqi news network Al Sumaria, the insurgent leader was injured during a raid led by Iraq's Shiite-led security forces in the west of Anbar.
"The Iraqi security forces carried out an operation in the city of Qaim on the border with Syria based on accurate intelligence and with the help of the Air Force where the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was seriously injured," said Haidar al-Shara, a representative of the international parliament in Iraq.
However, the report has so far not been independently verified. If confirmed, it will be a severe blow to the militant group which has been marching on several Iraqi cities.
The Iraqi official said: "After being hit, al-Baghdadi, with a range of elements of his organisation fled into Syrian territory because of its proximity to Qaim," adding: "al-Baghdadi might be killed as a result of the severity of his injuries."
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Ok. Who’s next to step up to the Caliphate plate?
Good news—if its true. In war the truth is many times a victim.
always a good strategy - take out the leaders first
often snipers are given the assignment
Caliphs aren’t bulletproof?
One can only hope Allah takes him slowly and painfully.
He should change his name. In-thebagdaddy.
but takes him nonetheless
Then replace Big Bens numbers with arabic numbers and make infidels ride mules and wear red scarves ...
Guess life's a bitch...and then he hopefully dies
Why didn’t he stay and fight...Allah willing...ISIS would have won....uhm....maybe they aren’t the chosen ones....now where is the Oracle and Neo?
Isn’t the Mahdi supposed to recover from some near death injury? Sounds like he is setting himself up for messiah status.
Many of these Sunni jihadists are from Chechnya.They are the same jihadists who are causing mayhem in southern Russia. The Russians hope to slaughter as many as possible while they are overextended in Iraq. Hence the logistical and leadership support for Iraq and the common cause with Iran in Syria.
Bagdhadi is dead and GM is alive; what difference does it make?
That was the strategy we had in Iraq also wasn’t it? Killing field for terrorists who flocked there?
Tweets with photos today show him preaching in Mosul, allegedly. Hard to say when.
Not a very impressive showing as the Mahdi...0 & 1 and done. So much for: “See you in New York”.
The infamy surrounding his guy was part of their marketing ploy...so it’s certainly a setback.