25 December it became known that in Syria killed the leader of the group «Jaysh al-Islam» («Army of Islam»), who are fighting against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Supposedly he was destroyed by the Russian aviation.
Sources in the rebel circles said that the Russian aircraft struck blow to area Marge al-Sultan in Eastern ghouta near Damascus. Was bombed the venue of the meeting senior leaders of «Jaysh al-Islam».
Among others, as a result of the strike was killed by Zahran Alloush, the leader of this group.
According to the Saudi TV channel «al Arabiya», they attacked the Syrian air force, not Russian.
«Jaysh al-Islam» was formed in 2013 by the merger of several Islamist groups. This organization controls the East Rue.