Iraqi officials say airstrike wounds Islamic State group leader; Pentagon has no comment

November 9, 2014 6:30 PM

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Iraqi officials say airstrike wounds Islamic State group leader; Pentagon has no comment

FILE - This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. On Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, Iraqi officials and state television said al-Baghdadi has been wounded in an airstrike in western Iraq. An Interior Ministry intelligence official told The Associated Press on Sunday that the strike happened early Saturday in the town of Qaim in Iraq's Anbar province. (AP Photo/Militant video, File) (The Associated Press)

BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded.

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