The Somali Islamists assumed today responsibility for accident Il - 76 which fell to Lake Victoria.
In the message widespread in the Internet, they declared that it was the blow to the peacekeeping contingent of the African union in Somalia.
As it was already reported, on Monday Il - 76 suffered accident literally right after take-off from the Entebbe airport (Uganda). Its crew - two Ukrainians and two Russians - performed flight to Mogadishu. Onboard there was an equipment for peacekeepers the EXPERT, in particular, devices for water purification. In the plane also there were high-ranking military of the contingent of the African union - Burundiers and Ugandans, and also two citizens of the USA and one South African.