ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi’s senior aide captured in Syria
News websites affiliated to the dissidents reported that Abu Zainab al-Koraiwili, an Iraqi national who carried out financial affairs for the terrorist group, intended to escape from the ISIL-held areas in Deir Ezzur to Badiyeh region but he was arrested by ISIL guards.
Al-Koraiwili is a senior commander and a close aide to ISIL ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Meantime, a local source in Nineveh province in Iraq reported in mid April that one of the most prominent aides of al-Baghdadi was killed in an attack by unknown raiders in a town West of Mosul.
The source said that Hasabullah Qafqazi nom de guerre Emir Qafqazi, one of Baghdadi’s most prominent aides, was killed by unknown attackers near his house in the Central part of Tal Afar town.
The source said that Qafqazi and some ISIL security officers were at the house when it came under attack.
The source who requested anonymity added that after the death of Qafqazi, who rarely appeared in the public, the ISIL terrorists went on alert and launched vast security operation in some neighborhoods of Tal Afar.