Syrian province of Idlib re-emerges as one of the hottest spots on the Middle East map. Clashes between government forces and militants erupted with renewed vigor a few days after the announcement of the results of the presidential elections in the SAR. Recall, what, according to the Syrian CEC, the incumbent President Bashar al-Assad won a convincing victory there.. More than 95% citizens who took part in the election of the head of state. Assad's closest competitor, Mahmoud Marey of the Syrian Democratic Party, scored about 3,5 percent of votes.
The most tense situation is observed in the area of the village of Ablin in Idlib province. There, at the beginning of the week, the terrorist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham began to manifest itself * (renamed "Jabhat al-Nusra" – *banned in Russia), whose militants tried to advance in the direction of Maaret al-Nuuman, controlled by the Syrian army.
According to the information service Step News Agency, the Syrian army, in cooperation with Russian troops, retaliated against the positions of terrorists in the area of the aforementioned Ablin. is approved, that barrel artillery was used, moreover, the fire was conducted with the use of high-precision ammunition "Krasnopol".
It does not specify, what version of the guided projectile "Krasnopol" is it about?. But the summary says, that the use of high-precision ammunition made it possible to destroy the leader of one of the bandit groups of the terrorist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham *.
There is currently no official confirmation of the information on the use of large-caliber artillery with Krasnopol shells.
Also the Middle East press reports, that the Syrian army attacked militants in the area of the city of Al-Bara in the southern part of Idlib, where intelligence has revealed a growing concentration of militants from several terrorist groups at once.