Airstrikes Likely Hit ISIS Bosses: Officials Unclear whether top figure was among them By Matt Cantor, Newser User Posted Nov 8, 2014 5:32 PM CST 58 comments Comments In this Tuesday, Oct . 7, 2014 file photo, Iraqi Shiite militiamen aim their weapons during clashes with militants from the Islamic State group, in Jurf al-Sakhar, southwest of Baghdad. (AP Photo, File) (Newser) – US airstrikes have hit a convoy of trucks which, officials believe, were carrying some ISIS leaders, US officials tell the AP. Rumors have suggested that the group's top figure, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, may have been among the leaders, the New York Times reports; neither Iraqi nor US officials could confirm that. Reports on the airstrikes conflict, the Times notes. While a US official confirmed an attack near Mosul "against what was assessed to be a gathering of ISIL leaders," Iraqi officials pointed to an attack on a gathering in Qaim, some 180 miles away. An official at a Mosul morgue reported some 50 bodies of militants arriving following a strike, Reuters reports.