Islamic State terrorists officially declare control of Palma
The city was strategically captured during a three-day conflict. As a result of fighting a variety of weapons, at least 55 deaths have been reported among soldiers, local Christians and foreign nationals, including employees of oil and gas companies.
Office buildings, banks, military bases, and commercial buildings fell into the hands of terrorists. In the communiqué on the control of the city of Palma, there is a photo that shows the terrorists participating in the combats, among them you can see a very prominent person, probably a foreigner.
Little is known about the course of the battles themselves, but according to local sources, a thousand army men were dispatched, some two hundred ahead. According to a Ukrainian pilot working for the Mozambican army, he mistakenly destroyed a convoy trying to help the army.