Russian airstrikes against al-Nusra in Syria’s Idlib province terminates terrorist operation before it begins

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September 28, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov revealed that intense airstrikes by Russia against al-Nusra positions in Syria’s Idlib province ended an operation that the terrorist group were planning in eastern Hama.

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“Throughout the week, all strikes by Russian aircraft in the Idlib province have been zoning in on the equipment, reserves and groups of Jabhat al-Nusra militants who tried to carry out a surprise attacks to set free terrorists from the Akerbat pocket in eastern Hama,” Konashenkov said.

“Thanks to the efforts by Russian aviation in Syria, this al-Nusra operation was disrupted and the participating terrorist forces were destroyed,” he stressed.

“Throughout the whole week, all Russian air strikes in Idlib provide were focused on the materiel, reserves and manpower of militants from Jabhat al-Nusra, who tried to launch a surprise attack to let terrorist groups get out of the encirclement near Akerbat, in the east of Hama province. Russian planes in Syria disrupted that operation by Jabhat al-Nusra and all terrorist forces involved in it were wiped out,” Konashenkov said.

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