The IG has promised to release the audio recording of his surviving leader
In mid-June, the defense Ministry announced the destruction of al-Baghdadi, and its not showing up in public since causes among the militants disturbing.
Moscow. July 7. INTERFAX.RU — Grouping “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) declared in the Iraqi city of tal afar, which is going to unveil on Friday a new audio recording of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to prove that he was not killed.
Iraqi media reported, citing sources in tal afar, militants abolished in all mosques Friday prayers and announced that later allowed a new audio recording of al-Baghdadi, about the possible destruction which in recent times has repeatedly reported.
Sources in the city said that a prolonged absence in public, the leader of the IG and his silence cause among militants a growing concern.
Earlier, the Ministry of defense announced the death of al-Baghdadi in an attack by Russian aircraft on the southern outskirts of Raqqa in Syria. As explained in Department, the blow was struck the night of may 28 at the command post, where he held a meeting of Isil leaders, who discussed the routes of an exit of fighters from Raqqa through the so-called southern corridor.
In late June, the television of Iran has released a photo depicting a dead person, like the leader of ISIS. Before that assistant leader of Iran Ali Shirazi, told the Iranian media that “the terrorist Baghdadi’s definitely dead.”
In June the head of Committee on defense and security of the Federation Council Viktor Ozerov expressed the view that the probability of the destruction in Syria of ISIS leader is very large.
Tall afar is located approximately 50 km West of Mosul, which until recently was a stronghold of ISIL in Iraq. To date, after the outbreak in November last year, the onset of the Iraqi army remained clear of terrorists from a small area in the old city of Mosul.
On the eve of the representative of command has informed journalists that government forces left to go the last 80 meters to the Bank of the Tigris to the final defeat of terrorists in the city.