Mourners grieve as the body of police Lt. Gen. Faisal Malik is taken for burial before a funeral procession in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.(AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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Iraqi officials said that an airstrike wounded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi while Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or Baghdadi being wounded.Separately, U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday that deploying additional troops to Iraq signaled a "new phase" in the fight against ISIS. After earlier unveiling plans to send up to 1,500 more U.S. troops to Iraq to advise and train the country's forces, Obama told CBS News that the U.S.-led effort to defeat ISIS was moving to a new stage. One Twitter account claimed Baghdadi had been wounded but others that support ISIS said the report was untrue.In northern Iraq, government forces reached the center of the city of Baiji in an effort to break a siege by ISIS militants of the country's biggest refinery, triggering fierce clashes, according to an army colonel and a witness.ISISThe truck used in the attack was armored, the army colonel and a provincial police command center said, suggesting ISIS had seized it from defeated Iraqi troops.The army colonel estimated that Iraqi forces had taken about 40 percent of the city center.
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