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The Iraqi Intelligence Service announced the arrest of Abdul Nasser Qirdash, the candidate to succeed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to lead the terrorist organization ISIS.
And government media quoted the agency as saying, on Wednesday, that “the terrorist named Nasser al-Qirdash, the candidate to succeed the criminal al-Baghdadi, was arrested today.”
He added, “This came according to accurate intelligence.”
It is reported that “Qirdash” was one of the candidates to succeed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was killed by American forces in a raid in the Syrian city of Idlib.
The intelligence service did not reveal any additional details about the arrest of “Qirdash”.
The intelligence statement added that «Qirdash held leadership positions in the organization since the days of Al-Zarqawi, and until he served as the head of the delegated committee in the days of al-Baghdadi, and led the battles of al-Baghuz», according to Iraqi sources.
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