The daily newspaper Der Standard reports, that some of the IS leaders and their companions were receiving medical treatment in Turkey. Ahmet EL H, a close friend of Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi, was under the IS members, which were receiving medical care in Turkey. According to the newspaper, Ahmet EL H was seriously injured mid-August during a bomb strike and needed medical help. Since some Turkish consulate members have been taken hostage in north Iraq by the IS, the report explains that Turkeys willingness to help the IS is maybe a way to get them released.
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