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ISIS leader Baghdadi arrested in Syria - DESI

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

European department for security and information (DESI) announced that they have received intelligence information that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was apprehended by Syrian and Russian joint forces.

In a press release on Tuesday, the media office of DESI secretary general said this comes after al-Baghdadi was forced to leave Mosul after the Iraqi forces advancement in the province.

The media office noted that they will reserve the details of this information until further confirmation.

The office also noted that Russian President Vladimir Putin may use this information to strike US credibility in the war against terrorism in next Geneva convention.

Last Modified: 04 18 2017 02:21 PM

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