The Syrian authorities reported the destruction of “war Minister” of the IG

Syria has reported the destruction of “war Minister” banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state” (IG). About it reports Reuters.

According to the Syrian state television referring to sources in military circles, the “war Minister” of the terrorist Abu Musab al-Masri was eliminated during the operations East of Aleppo. With him died a number of senior militants, including nationals of Saudi Arabia and Iraqi citizens.

This information is contrary to reports by Iraqi media, according to which “war Minister” of the IG is a former Brigadier General of the Republican guard of Iraq Yasin al-Muaddi, joined the ranks of militants six years ago. His predecessor Abu Omar al-Shishani (a Georgian citizen Tarkhan Batirashvili) was killed in the bombing raids of the US air force in Iraq. At the same time Iranian media reported that “defense Minister” of the IG appointed a former commander of the Tajik OMON Colonel Gulmurod Khalimov, also known as al-Tajiki.