A top CIA’s chief murdered; Russian aircraft destroyed convoy, Fights in Idlib

PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) – Your briefly report on January 28 in last twelve hours from BulgarianMilitary.com:

US helicopter was shot down by Taliban, ‘Ayatollah Mike’ and CIA agents were killed

American rangers flying to the site of a downed US Air Force plane in Afghanistan were also shot down by the Taliban, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting several sources.

A few hours ago, Taliban militants published information about the downed Bombardier E-11A American military aircraft, confirming this information with the corresponding video frames.

Nevertheless, as it turned out, the American rangers heading for the scene of the tragedy in a helicopter also fell under the attack of the Taliban – the helicopter was shot down, and all 7 soldiers on board (according to other sources – 11 people – ed.), were killed.

At the same time according a military writer and defense analyst Ali Sherazi the CIA’s Michael D’Andrea, who was in charge of the CIA’s anti-Iran operations, was in fact killed yesterday in a plane crash in Afghanistan, which the Iranian-backed Taliban claims to have downed. Accordign to him, D’Andrea has been killed alongside four other people, including 2 USAF pilots & 2 CIA figures.

The same information was published on Iran’s only private and independent news website – IFP News. According to IFP, Russian intelligence sources have confirmed that Michael D’ Andrea, the head of US intelligence operations against Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, has been killed in Taliban’s shoot-down of a US military plane in Ghazni.

The downed plane was the mobile CIA command for Michael D’ Andrea, and now, America’s most advanced spy platform and mobile command centre with all equipment and documents are in Taliban’s hands.

D’Andrea, who was responsible for the assassination of Iran’s top commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, was apparently among the officers on board the plane, the American’s Veterans Today website reports, quoting Russian intelligence sources.

Russian precise airstrike destroys huge column of terrorists heading for reinforcements in Idlib

A huge convoy of Syrian terrorists, rushing to the aid of militants in the province of Idlib, which included several hundred armed men, armored vehicles, weapons and ammunition, was unexpectedly destroyed by the Russian air forces.

The incident occurred the night before, when the convoy was moving along the highway connecting the Syrian cities of Afrin and Azaz, while, according to preliminary data, at least 40 terrorists died as a result of an air strike of the Russian Aerospace Forces, and all the armored vehicles they used were either completely destroyed or brought down in a state of complete unsuitability.

Syrian army surrounded terrorists outpost in Idlib

The military controlled by Damascus completely surrounded the city of Maaret-Naaman in the southeast of Idlib province, where there is a large outpost of terrorists from the Jebhat al-Nusra group (banned in Russia).

According to the Arab television channel Al-Hadas, government forces took control of the area in the east of the city and completely surrounded Maaret-Naaman. It is noted that in recent hours, the Syrian army captured the area of ​​Jabal al-Zawiya and thus closed the ring around the city, TASS reports.

The Syrian Armed Forces command launched an offensive in Idlib on December 19, 2019. The troops managed to liberate 46 settlements in the south and east of the province and regain control of a territory of 320 square meters. km On Monday, the advanced units of the Syrian army surrounded on three sides the observation post of the Turkish military in the village of Maar Hattat south of Maaret Naaman. In addition, Syrian Arab Army (SAA) forces launched an artillery attack on militants in Idlib.

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