Turkey seized the sister of deceased Islamic Condition leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Monday from the northern Syrian city of Azaz, a senior Turkish official told Reuters, also can be interrogating her husband and daughter-in-law that were detained.
Tamiya Awad, 65, was arrested in a raid near Azaz, the officer said, speaking to some Turkish-controlled immigrant city close to the boundary. When caught, she was likewise accompanied by five kids.
“We expect to assemble a trove of intelligence from Baghdadi’s sister about the interior workings of ISIS,” the official stated.
Small independent information can be found on Baghdadi’s sister and Reuters wasn’t immediately able to confirm if the seized person was her.
Baghdadi killed himself when cornered at a tube in a raid by U.S. unique forces in northwestern Syria. Islamic State, in an audiotape published online on Thursday, affirmed that its chief had expired and vowed revenge against the USA.
The team also referred to as ISIS, stated a successor to Baghdadi identified as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi was appointed.
World leaders welcomed his departure, however they and safety experts cautioned that the team, which carried out atrocities against religious minorities and horrified most Muslims, remained a safety hazard in Syria and outside.