ISIS leader reportedly 'severely poisoned'

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October 5, 2016 06:42

 
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The leader of Islamic State,Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported to have been "severely poisoned."

According to the Daily Mail on Monday, the poisoned food was allegedly given to al-Baghdadi in the Be'aaj district of Iraq, near Nineveh. Three other high-ranking IS commanders were said to have eaten the poisoned food.

Speaking to Iraq's WAA news agency, a source said that after the "severe poisoning," those affected were "transferred to an unknown location under strict measures."

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