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Russian Aerospace Forces Target Militants In Turkish-Occupied Afrin, Step Up Airstrikes On Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos)

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Russian Aerospace Forces Target Militants In Turkish-Occupied Afrin, Step Up Airstrikes On Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos)

A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV

On September 25, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out at least five airstrikes on the Turkish-occupied northern Syrian area of Afrin.

The airstrikes targeted positions of the al-Shamiya Front located near the town of Bosoufane in the southern part of Afrin. Several militants of the Turkish-backed group were reportedly killed or wounded as a result of the airstrikes.

The Russian airstrikes were a response to an attack by Turkish-backed militants that targeted a post of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) located to the south of Afrin in early morning.

According to the Analytical Network News Agency, the attack was repelled by the SAA. At least five militants were killed. A Turkish-made HAR-66 anti-tank rocket propelled grenade was left behind by the attackers.

The VKS also responded to recent violations of the ceasefire agreement in Greater Idlib by targeting positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and its allies in diffident parts of the region.

Late on September 24, Russian warplanes bombed positions located in the outskirts of the town of Darat Izza in the western Aleppo countryside.

On September 25, Russian warplanes carried out more airstrikes on the region. More than 12 airstrikes hit the southern, western and eastern countryside of Idlib as well as the northwestern countryside of Hama and the northern Lattakia countryside.

In northern Lattakia, a militant who worked as a frontline observer was killed along with an Albanian jihadist as a result of Russian airstrikes.

The SAA and its allies may soon launch a large-scale ground operation in Greater Idlib in order to reinforce the ceasefire agreement brokered by Russia and Turkey last year.

Ankara, who maintains a large, heavily-armed military force in the Syrian region, will likely take action to stop such an operation.

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HUMAN

Rrrriiiiiiiing, SHITturks!
Time to pack and FUCK back home, UNHUMAN GENOCIDALS, to Central Asia.

Attila

F*** you too dirty filthy cockroaches

HUMAN

It is used to call them ‘SHITturk’ or better UNHUMAN GENOCIDALS, yes

Ahson

You bastard Punjabi dalit, i’ma revert you back to hendu soon. There is no way out for you anymore. It’s best you go sit in the lap of fukkin modi. Your leader nawaz sherrif almost did, that’s why he was removed by your army……harumzade yous bankrupt. You’re fukked!

Peppe il Sicario

Twattila, better tell your boys to saddle up their camels and go back to their goats back home!

Attila

peppe I’m going to tell boys to go after your mum. They’ll love nice juicy p****

block

Sick degenerate.

Corrupt shithole of Ukropisstan

Condolences to the fallen wahabimossad and CIAisis operators.
May they rest in pieces…

block

The turks and their proxy pigs are finished. Plenty of ballistic missile support is available from several nations. hts swine…your days are over.

Cromwell

The old bastard should have been home with his pipe and slippers.

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