The Russian defense Ministry said that the Russian military destroyed insurgents fired on the base Hamim in Syria

The Russian military has destroyed sabotage group of militants fired on the base Hamim in Syria with mortars December 31, reported TASS in the Ministry of defense of Russia.

According to the Agency, carried out a special operation to search and destroy subversive groups. Russian special operations forces established a place-based militants near the Western border of the Syrian province of Idlib.

«On arrival of terrorists at the facility where they are ready to transplant into the van, all the subversive group was destroyed by precision munitions «Krasnopol» – said the Russian defense Ministry.

It is noted that also destroyed the place where the militants had kept the shock drones.

January 3, the newspaper «Kommersant» reported that in an attack by saboteurs on the Russian air base Hamim was destroyed four front-line bomber su-24, two multi-purpose fighter su-35S and military transport aircraft An-72. The publication wrote that after being hit by a mortar shell detonated the ammunition depot.

The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation recognized that the attack of saboteurs on December 31 was, but the loss of planes denied. Two soldiers were killed in the mine explosion, said the Russian defense Ministry.

A group of independent investigators Conflict Intelligence Team found out that on the same day in Syria has wrecked the Russian Mi-24 helicopter, killing two pilots.

The military conflict in Syria lasts since 2011. The fighting involved government forces, the opposition, radical Islamists, the Kurds and the militants of the «Islamic state».

In September 2015 to conflict joined Russia. In March 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the withdrawal of the main Russian forces from the country, but the aviation group of the Russian Federation continued to strike blows to positions of forces opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

11 Dec 2017 Putin again ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria in the places of permanent deployment on the territory of the Russian Federation. He said that the Russian troops and the Syrian army «defeated the most efficient group of international terrorists».

According to the Ministry of defense, in Syria, there were three battalions of military police centre of reconciliation of the parties, the point of logistics Russian Navy in Tartus and aviation group on the basis Hamim.

The Russian defense Ministry said that the Russian military destroyed insurgents fired on the base Hamim in Syria 12.01.2018

Январь 12th, 2018 by
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