The spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, Brigadier General Yehia Rasool, said on Saturday that the Russian reports of the death of the leader of Daash, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has not been confirmed so far, indicating that the organization does not control any area in the old Mosul because it is under fire Security.
“The security forces continue to advance and liberate and achieve a great victory, and there are only a few areas left in the old Mosul,” Rasul told Al-Gharab newspaper. “The remains of a Baathist under the control of our military units are targeted by the terrorist organization, And the support of the Iraqi army. “
He added that “in the coming days, there is victory for the liberation of the rest of the liberation of Mosul, but what concerns us to liberate the citizen before the ground and we are committed to preserve the lives of the citizens and take them safe and eliminate the preacher,” stressing that “the rest of the city of Mosul, To remove the citizens who are used by the terrorist organization by force and coercion as human shields. “
He pointed out that “the information about the killing of the criminal Ibrahim al-Samarrai called Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was not confirmed to us, and we will announce the availability of confirmed information,” noting that “what remains after the old city of Mosul is the Hawija and the upper Euphrates Al-Qaim and Ana and Rawah.”
The Russian Ministry of Payment said last week that the leader of the organization of Daqash Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, may have killed a halal air strike on Syrian aircraft in Raqqa, while the International Alliance said on Friday that there is no tangible evidence on the fate of the leader of Daqash Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Would have any effect on the fighting in Iraq and Syria.