Cousin and Deputy leader of the terrorist group “Islamic state”* Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi detained in Kirkuk in Northern Iraq. Himself Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in October during a special operation of U.S. special forces.
About the detention of a relative of al-Baghdadi – Hamed shaker of Sabaa al-Badri, better known as Ibn Khaldoun, said Tuesday the TV station Alsumaria News, citing Iraqi security forces.
Ibn Khaldun was considered a “military Emir” in the province of Salah al-DIN in the areas of intelligence, reports TASS. He was captured in one of the apartments. As specifies Sky News Arabia, when a detainee Islamist leader was using a fake ID. The report stresses that Ibn Khaldun is considered one of the most dangerous terrorists in the world.
We will remind, on October 27, the President of the United States Donald trump announced the elimination of the head of the IG* Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria. According to him, during the operation of the us military the terrorist detonated a suicide belt. However, al-Baghdadi was able to “quickly and accurately identify”. October 31, U.S. Department of defense has released details and video of the operation to eliminate al-Baghdadi, and also revealed its main parts.
The operation of U.S. special forces Delta began on the 26th of October at midnight local time, when from the airport to the Iraqi Erbil soared eight Apache helicopters and CH-47 Chinook, on Board which were the men of Delta. Asylum al-Baghdadi in the village of Barish (Idlib province, Northwest Syria) were under constant surveillance by satellites and drones. Reaching the goal, Apache helicopters and strike UAVs launched several attacks on targets near the Barish and continued firing, allowing a secure fit for transport helicopters CH-47 Chinook.
Inside the building people were asked to surrender. Having been refused, the soldiers of Delta blew up the wall. 11 people managed to get out of the building. Himself Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi tried to escape through a tunnel with two 12-year-old children. In the end, he blew himself up together with the children, activating the detonator on the “suicide belt”. The DNA with absolute precision confirmed the fact of death of the leader of the IG*. The probability that the remains don’t it is 1 in 104 septillion (a number with 24 zeros). Just a place was destroyed, six members of the IG*: four women and two men, including al-Baghdadi.
Commander of the Central command of the armed forces of the U.S. General Kenneth Mackenzie confirmed that the body of al-Baghdadi was buried at sea. In addition, U.S. special forces were taken from the scene of destruction of al-Baghdadi, a significant volume of documents and electronic devices. Then the American forces used precision munitions to destroy the object and all of its contents.
*Islamic state (ISIS, ISIL, DAISH) is a terrorist group banned in Russia by the decision of the Supreme court of the Russian Federation from December 29, 2014