According to the Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad, the leader of the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi wounded. The diplomat said in an interview with “RIA Novosti”.
“About his murder, there is no exact information, but I do know that he was wounded. But it doesn’t matter, because in the near future not only the leader of ISIS, but the remaining members will be killed,” he said.
About the wounding of al-Baghdadi has been reported repeatedly. In October, Iran’s IRNA news Agency, citing an informed source reported that he suffered during the attack, the Iraqi air force, but was still alive.
In mid-June 2016 the Iraqi Al Sumariya TV channel reported that the leader of the IG, along with other leaders of the group were injured in an air RAID on their command post near the Syrian border. 14 Jun Mirror with reference to the statement of the information Agency associated with the terrorist organization, reported that al-Baghdadi died in Syria as a result of air strikes of the coalition led by the United States.
Al-Baghdadi became the leader of the “Islamic state” in June 2014. Prior to that, he held the post of emissary of the banned terrorist organization al-Qaeda.