A video of the strike of Russian aircraft from the Khmeimim airbase on a militant camp in the Syrian province of Idlib appeared on the Web. Related video posted on Twitter.
reportedly, Russian planes attacked the positions of a terrorist group banned in Russia “Tawhid wal-Jihad” in the south of the village of Sarja in the province of Idlib. According to available information, front-line bombers Su-24M of the Russian Aerospace Forces took part in the airstrike.
According to local media, in this area there was a recruiting center and a training base for jihadists, where was the recruitment and training of militants to participate in hostilities, including on the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. The reason for the strike was information from local residents, as well as ongoing surveillance of the base. On the eve of the militants of this group tried to attack the positions of the Syrian army, but were discarded.
Russian Su-24 hit jihadist area #Idlib #Syria pic.twitter.com/ni4gySWffN
— Last Defender (@LastDef) November 7, 2020
According to Syrian sources, Su-24M struck a series of attacks on the militant camp, also destroying a warehouse with missiles for multiple launch rocket systems.
The number of fighters killed during the strike by the Russian Aerospace Forces remains unknown. Some internet portals report allegedly 32 killed and several dozen wounded militants, but this information is unofficial.