ISIS In The Sahel Claims Downing Russian Wagner Group Drone In Mali

July 21, 2022

On July 18, 2022, an official Islamic State (ISIS) media outlet on Telegram posted a 22-second clip showing the alleged downing of a Russian Wagner Group "reconnaissance drone" in eastern Mali's Menaka area on July 16, 2022.

To view the ISIS clip click below:

The Telegram post by ISIS's media outlet

Providing additional details about the downing of the drone, a pro-ISIS Telegram channel cited the "media office" of ISIS's Sahel Province as saying its operatives downed the Wagner Group drone using machine guns.

The post by the pro-ISIS Telegram channel

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