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Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could still be alive

Reports of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death may have been premature (Picture: EPA)

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may still be alive despite reports he had been killed.

Lahur Talabany, a leading Kurdish counter-terrorism official, said he was almost certain the terror leader was somewhere in Iraq.

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This was despite Isis apparently admitting last week he had died.

‘Baghdadi is definitely alive. He is not dead,’ Mr Talabany said.

‘We have information that he is alive. We believe 99 percent he is alive.

Mr Talabany, who has been heavily involved in tracking Al-Baghdadi, suggested he may have… Read the full story

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