Nineveh Brigades commander on condition of anonymity has revealed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi currently only moves between the towns of Deir al-Zor and Raqqa in Syria.
He says we receive many reports of the whereabouts of the leader of “Daash” in Syria, he can not return to Mosul.
“Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi currently remains boxed in Syria due to Russian and American strikes.”
The commander went on to add the reason for changing of their [IS] headquarters and residences is to avoid the bombardments, because the coordinates are usually determined by resistance fighters or young collaborators with the Iraqi forces, so there is no fixed point of IS in Mosul.
On the topic of chemical weapons, “IS uses toxic substances in the manufacturing of rockets and mortar bombs that target the numerous troops stationed in western and southern Mosul.