Russia denies air raid on Syria’s Al Shafah village that killed dozens of people


November 28, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian Defense Ministry has dismissed Western media rumors quoting the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights the Russian Aerospace Force has allegedly dealt an air strike against Al Shafah village in Syria’s Deir Ezzor province, TASS reported.

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“Russian Aerospace Force planes have not been used to attack Al Shafah in Deir Ezzor province,” the Defense Ministry said.

“All information about such facilities is checked and verified on-line via various channels on the ground and by drones. Claims by the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Russian planes have raided Al Shafah are another in a series of fakes,” the Russian Defense Ministry said.

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