Islamic State leaders killed in Iraq airstrike, Baghdadi not among them - hospital

by Reuters
Sunday, 11 October 2015 14:44 GMT

BAGHDAD, Oct 11 (Reuters) - An airstrike on a gathering of Islamic State members in a town in western Iraq on Sunday killed several leaders but the group's top man, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was not among them, hospital sources and residents said.

Iraq's military said earlier that it had targeted a meeting of Islamic State leaders and a convoy carrying Baghdadi to the gathering in two separate airstrikes. (Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; writing by Michael Georgy; editing by David Clarke)

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