Russia fired 14 cruise missiles on jihadist positions in Syria, sources report

DAMASCUS, (BM) – After the expiration of the Turkish ultimatum against Syria, the Turkish military and Ankara-controlled troops launched a large-scale attack, as we reported earlier today.

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However, according to local sources and news agency Aviapro, 14 Caliber cruise missiles were launched from the area of ​​the Russian Navy base in Tartus, which inflicted a powerful blow on jihadists in Idlib.

“14 cruise missiles crossed the mid section over the Syrian coast line and landed in Idlib” said Syrian MC in Twitter.

As present no official comments have been made by Russia on this subject, but as we reported a few days ago, several Russian military warships, each equipped with 8 Caliber cruise missiles were immediately spotted off the coast of Syria.

Among other things, there is also evidence that today multiple missile attacks were actually launched on the territory of Idlib. recalls that two Su-24 bombers, belonging to the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, were shot down by the Turkish military while trying to attack early today the Turkish Air Force.

Details of the destruction of Syrian aircraft were revealed to the Turkish Ministry of Defense on Sunday, March 1, Anadolu reports.

According to the military, Turkish troops also destroyed three air defense installations of the Syrian army, including the one with which a Turkish unmanned aerial vehicle near the city of Sarakib was shot down earlier on Sunday.

A few hours earlier, official Tehran threatened Turkey with very severe measures. In the event that Ankara does not stop the military operation in Syria, including, it could be a missile strike against jihadists and the main observation posts of the Turkish army in Idlib and Aleppo.


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