Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'no longer in Mosul'

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UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson tells MPs that intelligence sources believe Baghdadi ‘has vacated the scene’

Western intelligence sources believe the Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is no longer in Mosul, Boris Johnson has said.

In an unusual reference to intelligence, the British foreign secretary said Baghdadi’s audio recording issued on Thursday calling for the defeat of the Iraqi forces fighting to liberate Mosul was “cruelly ironic since some of the intelligence we have suggests he had himself vacated the scene himself and is yet using internet media to encourage others to take part in violence”.

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