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Iraqi intelligence say Baghdadi hiding West of Neniveh

Chief of Iraqi General Military Intelligence Directorate Saad Mazhar al-Alaq said on Sunday that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi might be hiding West of Neniveh province.

In press remarks, al-Alaq said Baghdadi’s latest appearance was in an apartment that got its walls covered by white sheets to make it untraceable 

Al-Alaq clarified that the lighting in the video forage refer that Baghdadi and his companions were not sitting in a tent.

He also added that Baghdad appeared in the video with an AK-47 behind his back, as did late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.

He further pointed out that the men who appeared in the video with Baghdadi wore types of shemaghs, a traditional Middle Eastern headdress, that are worn in East Syria and West Iraq.

Moreover, Al-Alaq recommended that Baghdad wore winter clothes during the shooting, which indicates that the weather was cold during shooting, which according to him, he might be hiding in an area between Sinjar and Tal Afar.