ISIS leader Baghdadi almost certainly alive - Kurdish security official
Monday 17/July/2017 - 10:03 AM
The top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 per cent sure that Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located south of the Syrian city of Raqqa، after speculation that he had been killed، Reuters reported.
Lahur Talabany also told Reuters that after defeat ISIS would wage an insurgency and resemble Al Qaeda on"steroids".
The future leaders of ISIS were expected to be intelligence officers who served under former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein، the men credited with devising the group's strategy.