The deputy leader of "al-Qaeda" Abu Khayr al-Masri was killed in the Syrian province of Idlib as a result of drone attack, reported Al Masdar News. According to the report, a crushing blow was made by the drone, belonging to the US.
The murder of Abu Khayr al-Masri could be a serious blow to the terrorist group. At the moment there is no information about who will replace the slain leader.
"Al-Qaeda" - one of the largest ultra-radical Wahhabi international terrorist organizations of Islam. Established in 1988. After the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan, "Al-Qaeda" has directed the edge of struggle against the United States, the countries of the so-called "Western world" and their supporters in the Islamic countries. The aim of the organization is to overthrow secular regimes in the Islamic countries, the creation of the "Great Islamic Caliphate."