Volunteers from the Syrian civil defence carry a victim following a reported air strike in the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, in the eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, on December 3, 2017 - AFP/Amer Almohibany Volunteers from the Syrian civil defence carry a victim following a reported air strike in the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, in the eastern Ghouta region near Damascus, on December 3, 2017 - AFP/Amer Almohibany

Russian fighters kill 30 militants after Su-25 downed in Syria

By: MENA
Sat, Feb. 3, 2018
CAIRO – 3 February 2018: The Russian Ministry of Defense stated that the country's air forces conducted a high-precision group strike in the area controlled by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham militants in Idlib, from where a missile that downed Russian Su-25 aircraft was launched, Sputnik reported.

"A group strike using precision weapons has been conducted in the area controlled by the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group in Idlib province, from where the missile was launched against the [downed] Russian Su-25 airplane. According to radio intercepts, as a result of the strike, more than 30 militants of Jabhat al-Nusra were destroyed," a report by the Russian Defense Ministry added.

The strike followed the downing of a Russian Su-25 aircraft in the area.
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