Russian Forces Operation Targets, Eliminates Insurgents Behind Khmeimim Attack

Command of the Russian force grouping in Syria held special operation aimed to search and eliminate a group of insurgents, who had attacked the Khmeimim airbase on December 31, 2017.

All forces and means of the multilevel Russian military intelligence in Syria were involved.

A group of Russian Special Operation Forces located a group of the insurgents near western border of Idlib province.

Russian unmanned aerial vehicles provided 24-hour surveillance of the object.

The terrorists were eliminated by the Krasnopol high-precision projectile when they had arrived at the object.

Командование группировки войск в Сирия провело специальную операцию по поиску и уничтожению диверсионной группы боевиков, осуществивших 31 декабря 2017 года минометный обстрел территории авиабазы Хмеймим В операции были задействованы все силы и средства многоуровневой системы российской военной разведки в Сирии.

На конечном этапе операции группой Сил специальных операций РФ было установлено место базирования диверсионной группы боевиков рядом с западной границей провинции Идлиб.

За местом было организовано непрерывное наблюдение российскими беспилотными средствами и назначены высокоточные средства поражения. По прибытии террористов на объект, где они готовились к пересадке в микроавтобус, вся диверсионная группа была уничтожена высокоточным боеприпасом «Краснополь».

Russian Defense: Terrorists who targeted Hmeimim airbase killed, depot for drones destroyed

12 January، 2018
Moscow, SANA

The Russian Defense Ministry has announced that the Russian forces operating in Syria have eliminated the terrorists who had targeted Hmeimim airbase at the end of December, in addition to destroying a depot storing drones in Idleb province.

The command of the Russian Forces in Syria has implemented a special operation to locate the group of militants who targeted on December 31st Hmeimim airbase with mortar shells, the Russian Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The Ministry stated that the forces and multi-level reconnaissance systems of the Russian military intelligence in Syria were involved in the operation, where a unit of the Russian Special Operations Forces has uncovered the armed group site near the eastern borders of Idleb province and observed them with UAVs.

Upon the terrorists’ arrival at a location where they were preparing to board to a minibus, the entire group was destroyed by a Krasnopol high-precision artillery shell, the Ministry confirmed.

In the same context, the Russian military intelligence has uncovered the site where terrorists assembled and stored unmanned aircraft-type drones in the Idleb province, and the depot was destroyed by high-precision Krasnopol artillery shells.

Maya Dayoub / Hazem Sabbagh


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