Transcript for ISIS Terror Leader May Be Casualty of Airstrikes
Airstrikes against crisis tonight into those unconfirmed reports that a key leader of license. Might have been injured even killed some reports Elba dotting known for his fiery speeches his taste for western luxuries. That expensive watch we have seen tonight the Pentagon saying he was not a target but was he in that caravan. ABC's chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz working her sources today she's live in Washington Martha. David we backtracked all of this to see where these stories began the original report of Baghdad he being injured or killed. Came Saturday on Iraqi television within a few hours of the US airstrike in Mosul targeting a large convoy. But that rumor spread so fast on social media that US Central Command put out a statement saying they could not confirm whether Baghdad he had been hit. That had the unintended consequences of keeping this story alive but what the Pentagon his said definitively today. Is that the air strike was not pre planned with Baghdad. They still can't say for certain. Whether you happened to being there but reports continue on Iraqi TV tonight that he was wounded. But even if bag daddy were killed David nobody thinks prices it's going away. OK Martha Raddatz in our Washington bureau Martha thank you.
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