A Russian large-scale air strike killed dozens Turkish soldiers in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reported dozens of victims of a Russian-Syrian attack on a Turkish convoy in the Jebel al-Zawiya region of Idlib province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Lenta.ru.

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This was announced also on Twitter by journalist and military analyst Babak Taghvaee.

He added that in connection with the incident, Erdogan called on the Turkish Ministry of Defense to convene an emergency meeting.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, in turn, reported that at least 34 Turkish troops were killed. Her data leads Al Arabiya.

We reported early today that after Syrian air strike in Idlib province two Turkish soldiers were killed.

“As a result of an airstrike on our positions in Idlib province, two of our soldiers were killed and two more were injured. They immediately attacked the military facilities of the regime (Syrian President Bashar al-Assad),” reads the department’s Twitter account.

Also, as we reported this morning, the Turkish military and the militants supported by them tried three times to bring down Russian and Syrian military aircraft over the provinces of Idlib.

Accordign to local sources is about at least one Russian Su-34 fighter and Syrian fighter-bombers Su-22, which attacked the positions of jihadists in the southern part of Idlib province. The defeat of combat aircraft was avoided due to the timely shooting of heat traps.


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