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The Syrian military destroyed and seized more than 100 vehicles of the militants near Idlib. About this informed the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, major-General Yuri Burenkov, reports TASS.
The number of destroyed and captured equipment — 11 tanks, 19 armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles (BMP), 62 pickup with a heavy weapon 9 “Jihad-mobiles”, 4 reactive systems of volley fire, 38 field artillery pieces of various calibers and 4 UAVs. According to Burenkova, part of the equipment was made in the West.
He added that the counter-offensive the Syrian troops have prevented a powerful terrorist attack on the city of Hama and Aleppo.
Earlier, on 23 January, it was reported about the terrorist attack against the army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. It was about the attack of militants of the banned in Russia “Islamic party of Turkestan” in Idlib in Northwest Syria and “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (HTS created on the basis of the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”). As a result, government troops suffered casualties in the tens of dead, they also had to leave the South-Eastern part Iglinskiy areas of de-escalation.
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