Photo: Omar Sanadiki / Reuters
Russian troops had to retreat from a military base in tal Salba in the North Syrian province of Hama after the militant group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (HTS created on the basis of the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”) attacked their positions several artillery strikes. It is reported by Al-Masdar News.
The sources reported that the jihadists attacked the Russians once moved in the counter-attack on Syrian government forces. In response to their actions, Russian aircraft struck a massive blow. This has led to the cessation of artillery fire at the tal-Salbe.
Al-Masdar News also reports that in the neighboring towns and Vicinity of al-Scalabe a lot of the Russian military, and they are unlikely to withdraw from these positions, as there are thousands of civilians.
On 6 June it was reported that the Syrian air force in conjunction with the Russian aircraft struck blow to positions of HTS in Idlib province. In the South part of the planned ground operation of Syrian Arab army.
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