ISIS leader Aby Bakr al-Baghdadi has reportedly told his fighters and supporters to retreat to Iraq’s mountainous regions according to Al-Sumaria News.

According to a source in Nineveh province in speaking to Al-Sumaria News, Baghdadi gave a speech admitting that ISIS are suffering a defeat in Iraq.

“Calling his speech a farewell address, al-Baghdadi circulated it among Daesh (ISIS) preachers and explained what was going on with the group,” the source said.

“The preachers started talking about the defeats Daesh is suffering in Nineveh province and other parts of Iraq,” the source added.\