Thirteen takfiri terrorists killed in Russian strike in Syria

Thirteen takfiri terrorists killed in Russian strike in Syria

The Russian Ministry of Defence announced that its Aerospace Forces have on Monday targeted terrorist organisation Jabhat al-Nusra positions in the Idlib de-escalation zone, killing and wounding a number of the organisation’s terrorists and leading to the destruction of their sites, according to news agency SANA.

“The Russian Aerospace Forces targeted the terrorists’ underground positions near the villages of Rowiha and Masibin and destroyed their sites in Idlib de-escalation zone, preventing terrorist attacks on facilities belonging to the Russian Armed Forces and Syrian government troops,” Deputy Head of Russia’s Center for Reconciliation, Major General Oleg Yegorov said at a briefing on Monday.

“Thirteen militants were killed, including field commanders Abu Yusef Al-Shami and Khaled al-Yusef (Abu Omar), while another 22 members of the terrorist group were seriously wounded,” Yegorov noted, adding that their sites and headquarters were also destroyed.

The Russian general specified that the Russian strike had also destroyed a terrorist weapons depot containing four improvised rocket launchers, an anti-aircraft gun and small arms.

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