ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been wounded or killed during a U.S. airstrike in a Syrian town near the Iraqi border on Friday.
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"I can confirm that coalition aircraft did conduct a series of airstrikes yesterday evening in Iraq against what was assessed to be a gathering of ISIL leaders near Mosul, destroying a vehicle convoy consisting of 10 ISIL armed trucks," Col. Patrick Ryder reportedly said in a statement released Saturday.
Another airstrike in the town of al-Qaim targeted a building where some high-ranking ISIS leaders were believed to be holding a meeting, the Daily Mail reported.
The town, strategically located in the Anbar province, is said to be important to ISIS as it is a source of the group's supplies for its forces in both Iraq and Syria.
Over a dozen people reportedly died while at least 30 others suffered injuries when U.S. fighter jets bombed the area, witnesses told news outlets over the weekend.