- Russia kills 850 El Nusra militants
- "We suspect that Obama administration is using El Nusra"
- U.S. al-Nusra opens war on leaders
The Russian Defence ministry said 12 Nusra Front field commanders were killed in Syria's air strikes, and Abu Muhammad al-Cosani, who was at head of militant organization, was severely injured. Russian Defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashikov has revealed location and time of al-Qaeda-linked El Nusra Front leaders, including Russian military intelligence Mohammed el-Cosani, to reveal place and meeting of 3 October Attacks. "According to information we received from several independent sources, Nusra Front leader Muhammadel-Colani received many shrapnel wounds and lost an arm, and situation is critical," says Konashenkov. Konashenkov also stated that field commander of 12 Nusra Front was killed with approximately 50 guards in air raid. Al-Qaeda, Syrian arm of terrorist organization al-Nusra, changed name many times. The organization now uses names of Tahrir Damascus and Fatah al-Sham.