US forces have captured ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and he’s now held at one of the US bases in Syria, the conservative Turkish daily Yeni Şafak claimed on Sunday.
According to the report, al-Baghdadi was captured in Iraq, then transfered to the US base in Syria’s Ras al-Ayn and then to the US base in Rmeilan. Additionally, US forces allegedly captured and transfered 7 high-profile members of ISIS. One of these 7 terrorists was an Iraqi citizens, others were foreigners.
The report provides no additional details on the issue.
On November 14, Colonel Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the US-led coalition, said that the coalition had no cofirmed information about the location of al-Baghdadi.