Lebanon detains ‘wife and son’ of ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

December 2, 2014 | By | Reply More

Dec 02, – The wife of the elusive Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdad, has been reportedly detained at the Lebanese-Syrian border, Lebanese security officials said on Tuesday.

hromedia Lebanon detains ‘wife and son’ of ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi arab uprising2Baghdadi’s wife was held along with one of his sons. She is Syrian and is the ISIS leader’s second wife, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.

“Military intelligence detained one of his wives, who was travelling with their son, near (Lebanese border town) Arsal 10 days ago ,” the source told Agence France-Presse.

Lebanese newspaper As-Safir reported the army had detained her in coordination with “foreign intelligence apparatus”.

A senior Lebanese security official said Baghdadi’s wife had been traveling with one of their daughters, contradicting earlier reports that it was his son. DNA tests were conducted to verify it was Baghdadi’s child, the official said.

They were detained in northern Lebanon. Investigators were questioning her at the headquarters of the Lebanese defense ministry, the security officials said.

There was no immediate reaction from ISIS websites to the arrest.

Press journalist for HRO media – Khizer Hayat reports.

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