The chairman of the Iraqi “Diyala” Provincial Council’s Security Committee announces the death of the “right arm” of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, head of the Daesh (ISIL/ ISIS) terrorist group in the province.


The chairman of the Iraqi “Diyala” Provincial Council’s Security Committee announces the death of the “right arm” of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, head of the Daesh (ISIL/ ISIS) terrorist group in the province.
The head of Diyala provincial Council Security committee Sadeq al-Hussaini vowed that the right arm of Abu Bakr Baghdadi is dead,” according to Alsumari news.

“The right arm of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in an air strike against ISIL positions in Houzul Zor (45 kilometers northeast of Baqubah),” al-Hussaini added.

He said two other members of Daesh were also killed in the air strike and stressed that the number two man of Daesh was also among the dead.
However, the identity of this prominent figure of Daesh has not been announced yet.

Iraqi sources say the destroyed base was one of the most important bases of Daesh terror group.
Last year, the former number two man of Daesh “Ayad Hamid al-Jamili” was killed in an air strike in “Al-Anbar” province.


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