BOOM! Islamic State Leader Reportedly ‘Seriously Injured’ in US Airstrike

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Baghdad: In what could give a severe blow to the extremist organisation Islamic State, reports on Tuesday said that ISIS caliph Abu Bakr al Baghdadi has been seriously injured during an air strike in March conducted by the US-led coalition.

According to a report in the Guardian, the ISIS chief received serious ‘life-threatening’ injuries in March when the US-led air strikes targeted ISIS positions in western Iraq. Since then he has not been able to recover enough so as to be able to oversee the daily affairs of the ISIS.

According to the report in the Guardian, top ISIS leaders hurtled to decide on a new name to lead the outfit as they thought Baghdadi would not live.

The air strike that is said to have injured Baghdadi took place on March 18 in the al-Baaj a district of Nineveh, near Syrian border.

Read more: zeenews.india.com

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