Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, July 2014.
Syrian state television, citing unnamed sources reported that on Saturday, June 10, in an air RAID on Raqqa, was killed the leader of the terrorist group “Islamic state” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The report quoted a number of the world’s media, including the British press (Daily Mail and Daily Mirror), as well as UNRWA Al-Masdar.
In publications it is noted that the Amaq news Agency, considered to be the “official mouthpiece” of the IG, has not commented on reports of the death of al-Baghdadi.
According to Syrian activists quoted by the Daily Mail, 10 June at Raqqa was actually made a few raids of the International coalition, killing at least seven civilians. But the reports of al-Baghdadi in the context of these raids there.
Reports about the destruction of al-Baghdadi appear in the world media regularly. In particular, information about his death in an air RAID were published in June and December of 2016, in April 2015, and in November of 2014. In January 2017, it was reported that al-Baghdadi wounded in air strike and is in critical condition. In April 2015, it was reported that after being wounded he died in one of the middle Eastern hospitals. In October 2016, reports surfaced that the ISIS leader was poisoned.
Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim al-Badri, known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Abu du’a and “Caliph Ibrahim,” presumably born in 1971 in Iraq. Reliable information about his childhood and youth there. Received his education in the field of Islamic theology at the University of Iraq (Baghdad). During the training period associated with the extremist organization “Muslim brotherhood”.
Since 2004, his name appears in the reports of American intelligence. It is mentioned as one of the activists of “al-Qaeda” in Iraq. In 2004, was detained by the Americans and held in Abu Ghraib prison, but was released as a “minor figure”. He defended his doctoral thesis in theology, was actively involved in the activities of terrorist groups of Islamic militants in Iraq.
In may 2010, he headed the terrorist organization ISIS after the death of its founder Abu Omar al-Baghdadi.