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URGENT: ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seriously injured by air strike according to Al Arabiya

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

(IraqiNews.com) Arab tribal sources confirmed to Al Arabiya news that ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was seriously injured and that a number of senior ISIS leaders were killed by coalition air strikes carried out today at the border city of Qaim, Iraq.

MP for Iraq’s Anbar province, Mohammed al-Karbouli, said that “on Saturday evening, international coalition aircraft targeted a meeting of ISIS leaders in Qaim city located west of Anbar which resulted in dozens of deaths and injuries and caused severe confusion among ISIS members who then cut off all roads in Qaim in order to transport their wounded to the hospital that was packed with the wounded and body parts.”

Security sources in Anbar expected al-Baghdadi to be among those who were targeted by coalition aircraft, however, his exact fate remains unknown.

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