The militant jihadists of the second day in a row attacked the Christian town in Syria’s Idlib province, where a large number of present Russian military. It is reported by Al-Masdar News, citing a military source in place.
The militants from the grouping “Jaish al-Issa” and their allies from other rebel groups rained down artillery fire on the city Mhardeh, mostly inhabited by Orthodox Christians. The government army responded in kind.
It is reported that the city is actively present advisers of the armed forces of Russia, which supports Syrian Arab army (SAA) and Pro-government militia, whose Mardek is one of the main bases.
The civil war in Syria began in spring 2011. The main participants of the conflict — government forces, acting on the side of the incumbent President Bashar al-Assad, the so-called moderate opposition and Islamist groups. The opposition support the United States and European countries, Russia is helping Assad government.
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