Islamic State militant linked to Charlie Hebdo attack could still be alive: Iraq

An Islamic State militant linked to the deadly 2015 attack on French weekly Charlie Hebdo could be still be alive, the Iraqi military said on Saturday.

Boubaker el-Hakim was reported by American defense officials to have been killed in November, in a U.S. drone strike in Raqqa, Islamic State’s de facto capital in Syria.

Iraqi intelligence supplied information to the Syrian airforce to carry out a series of strikes on Islamic State headquarters and hideouts in Syria, including one believed to belong to el-Hakim, an Iraqi military statement said.

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  • ontario john

    He is probably heading for the Manitoba border.(This statement under review by the Canadian Motion 103 Committee, and could be considered promoting genocide)