The defence Ministry announced confirming the destruction of the command post IG photos
In the airstrike, according to preliminary data, the leader was killed ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Moscow. June 16. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian defense Ministry on Friday released a picture confirming the destruction of the command post of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) in the area of Raqqa in Syria.
“Traces of rocket and bomb attack. The facility has been destroyed,” — said in comments to the photos circulated by the military. Photo taken on may 29.
Earlier Friday, the defense Ministry reported that the ISIS leader Ibrahim Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to preliminary data, killed in Syria on may 28 in a Russian air strike. Strike aircraft su-35 and su-34 were deposited in the southern suburb of Raqqa, which hosted a meeting of the leaders of the IG.
“As a result of the attack aircraft su-35 and su-34 destroyed by senior commanders of the terrorist group, which was part of the so-called military Council of ISIS, and about 30 field mid-level commanders and 300 militants to their personal security,” — said in the defense Ministry.
Later, the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that it does not have absolute confirmation on the elimination of al-Baghdadi.