Foreign Isis fighters behind coup attempt against Baghdadi, say witnesses

Plotters were reportedly executed after losing two-day battle against the Isis leader and his bodyguards

Fresh details have emerged of the coup attempt against Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with witnesses claiming foreign members of the terror group lost a two-day battle with his bodyguards before being rounded up and executed.

A witness who spoke to the Guardian after being smuggled from the last hamlet in eastern Syria held by Isis, said the clash took place in al Keshma, a village next to Baghouz in September, three months earlier than regional intelligence officials believed it had taken place.

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Source: The Guardian
Foreign Isis fighters behind coup attempt against Baghdadi, say witnesses