By Abdelhak Mamoun
July 5, 2014
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
(IraqiNews.com) According to Iraq news TV network, Al Sumaria, a representative of the International Parliament for Safety and Peace revealed, on Friday, the escape of the leader of the organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to Syria after he was seriously injured in a raid in the west of Anbar. IraqiNews.com has not verified this claim reported by Al Sumaria news.
According to Al Sumaria news, the representative of the International Parliament in Iraq, Dr. Haidar al-Shara said, in an interview that “The Iraqi security forces carried out an operation in the city of Qaim on the border with Syria based on accurate intelligence and with the help of the Air Force where the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was seriously injured.”
Shara added that “after being hit, al-Baghdadi, with a range of elements of his organization fled into Syrian territory because of its proximity to Qaim,” indicating that “al-Baghdadi might be killed as a result of the severity of his injuries.”
According to Al Sumaria TV the Iraqi security sources speculated earlier today, Friday, that the injury of the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was incurred by aerial bombing carried out by Iraqi troops on Wednesday night, in Qaim in west of Anbar.