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ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi 'Seriously Wounded In Airstrike'

FILE - This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated base
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 during his first public appearance. Twelve years after the U.S. invaded Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein, the country is still mired in war. The latest phase: An existential battle against Islamic State group militants. For Iraqis, it feels like one long war, one that many blame on the United States. (AP Photo/Militant video, File)

The leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been seriously wounded in an air strike in western Iraq, sources have told the Guardian.

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