Initially, information about the death of an-Nasr October 17, circulated by the Iranian Agency FARS.

As noted by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, it is unclear whether the terrorist killed in an attack by American or Russian air force. At the same time, these local bloggers indicate that al-Nasr was killed in the American drone attack.

Killed Sanafi an-Nasr, born in Saudi Arabia, headed by the al-Qaida branch, responsible for the development and execution of strategies of the group. He was one of the most influential leaders of al-Qaeda in Syria.