ISIS chief is hiding in Mosul, encircled by Iraqi army – report

Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been hiding in the group’s besieged stronghold of Mosul, encircled by the Iraqi army and allied militias, a senior Kurdish commander told the London Independent. In an interview on Wednesday, Fuad Hussein, the chief of staff of Iraqi Kurdistan’s head, Masoud Barzani, said that, though he has been lying low for the past eight or nine months, Baghdadi is most likely still alive and in the city.

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