Russian aircraft in an air RAID in the southern suburb of Raqqa have destroyed more than 300 militants of the banned group «Islamic state», including senior terrorists. According to the defense Ministry, among the liquidated militants was the leader of the IG Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The leader of the banned group «Islamic state» Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been destroyed in an airstrike, the Russian HQs on the outskirts of Raqqa at the end of may. This was stated in the Russian defense Ministry on Friday, Interfax reports.
The Ministry reported that the blow was struck on may 28 at the command post in the outskirts of the «capital» of the «Islamic state», which at the time were about 300 militants, including senior terrorists. Among the eliminated was the Emir of Raqqa Abu al-Haji al-Masri, Emir Ibrahim al-Naef al-Hajj, who controlled the area from Raqqa to es-Sohne and the head of the security service IG Suleiman al-Sawah.
According to the defence Ministry, which is now tested on various channels, at the meeting, where they discussed the release of militants of Raqqa, was present and al-Baghdadi, which was also destroyed.
That the leader of the «Islamic state» could be destroyed in an air RAID, last week, reported Syrian TV.