The international coalition reported the destruction of “Grand mufti” IG
BBC the US-led coalition eliminated the spiritual leader of grouping “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) Turki al-Binali, Reuters reports citing the statement of the coalition.
The report stated that it was destroyed in the airstrike, which targeted the city of Mayadin in Syria 31 may, says Fox News.
According to the international coalition, Turki al-Binali was one of the closest associates of the head of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and as part of a terrorist organization was responsible for recruiting new members and advocacy.
The Supreme ecclesiastic of the IG he was in 2014. In his speech, he repeatedly called for the killing of innocent people, the statement said.
That the IG confirmed the death of their spiritual leader Turki al-Binali after the RAID of the international coalition forces, June 1, reported TV channel Al Arabia.
On 16 June the Russian defense Ministry announced that the result of the impact of videoconferencing on the command post of terrorists near Raqqa, was presumably destroyed by the leader of the IG Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Department stated that they have information, “which is verified through various channels”, that “the meeting was also attended by the leader of ISIS, Ibrahim Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi”.
Russian su-35 and su-34 made a RAID on Raqqa may 28 in the period from 00:35 to 00:45. Information about the time and place of the meeting of the leaders of the ISIL were able to confirm immediately before impact with the help of drones, says the defense Ministry.
In this case, later the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said that “one hundred percent” proof of death of the leader of ISIS yet.