Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkey has captured Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s sister and wife in Syria, a week after the Islamic State leader was killed in a US operation.

Erdogan said that Baghdadi’s brother-law had also been apprehended.

It comes just a day after Turkish officials claimed that Turkish forces had captured Rasmiya Awad, 65, one of Baghdadi’s sisters along with her husband and daughter-in-law in the town of Azaz, just over the border from Turkey.

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