Report: ISIS leader's German wife escapes the organization's territory in Iraq
ByMaayan Groisman
29 February 2016 10:26
The wife, Diane Kruger, has reportedly fled ISIS territory accompanied by two girls who helped her, and her current location is not known.
Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. (photo credit:REUTERS)

The German wife of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled the territory controlled by the organization in Iraq, arousing a commotion within the organization's leadership, Iraqi media reported on Sunday.

The wife, Diane Kruger, has reportedly fled ISIS territory accompanied by two girls who helped her, and her current location is not known. Following the incident, Baghdadi appointed a special emergency force to look for her, ordering the fighters to arrest Kruger and the people with her.



Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.



According to the reports, Kruger served as the head of ISIS' women’s department, where she administered women's day to day life in ISIS-controlled territories and issued sharia-based decrees relating to women.

Iraqi media also reported that Baghdadi's wife was in charge of a special military camp for women ISIS had established in the city of Kirkuk in order to train women to carry out suicide operations.

The ISIS leader reportedly married Kruger in October 2015 in the province of Ninawa. Following the marriage, German intelligence services provided their Iraqi counterparts with information regarding Kruger.

 





Relevant to your professional network? Please share on Linkedin

Tags:
  • Iraq
  • isis
  • terror attack
  • Prev Article
    Iranians vote (twice) but results are unclear
    hassan rouhani
    Syrian refugees are reflected in a puddle as they wait for their turn to enter Macedonia
    Dutch find 10 Syrian war crime suspects among thousand of migrants
    Next Article
    Share this article via
    from around the web
    Related Content
    Bavar-373
    20 January 2017
    Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea

    By REUTERS

    Top Stories
    Israel Weather
    • 8 - 17
      Beer Sheva
      10 - 17
      Tel Aviv - Yafo
    • 6 - 12
      Jerusalem
      11 - 15
      Haifa
    • 11 - 20
      Elat
      10 - 17
      Tiberias