On February 24, a series of Russian and Syrian strikes hit several targets in the northwestern region of Greater Idlib.
Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces targeted a number of militants’ posts in the outskirts of town of al-Bara in the southern countryside of Idlib.
This was the fourth wave of Russian airstrikes to hit the militant-held region this year. No human losses were reported by opposition sources.
الطيران الحربي الروسي يستهدف أطراف بلدة البارة بريف إدلب الجنوبي pic.twitter.com/aeoP2pNiSn
— Nagi N. Najjar (@NagiNajjar) February 24, 2021
At around the same time, the Syrian Arab Army artillery targeted several positions in the town of Bzabor, also located in the southern Idlib countryside. One of the targeted positions was a communication tower that used to provide internet for militants in the region.
Opposition sources said that Sahir al-Jazar, a communication engineer who worked at the tower, was killed as a result of the Syrian strikes.
مقتل مدني،بقصف لقوات النظام، اليوم الثلاثاء 23 شباط، على قرية بزابور جنوبي إدلب،فيما تشن الطائرات الروسية غارات جوية على قرية البارة.
منذ بداية العالم الحالي حتى 20 شباط،استجابت فرقنا لـ 178هجوماً من قبل النظام وروسيا،أدت تلك الهجمات لمقتل 12 شخصاً وإصابة 55 آخرين.#الخوذ_البيضاء pic.twitter.com/52SmpNxfLF
— الدفاع المدني السوري (@SyriaCivilDefe) February 23, 2021
The Russian and Syrian strikes were likely a response to the recent violations of the ceasefire in Greater Idlib, that was brokered last year. The region’s militants, led by al-Qaeda’s Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, violated the ceasefire 35 times in the recent days, according to the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria.
These strikes will not deter the militants, who continue to escalate their operations against government forces around Greater Idlib. More deceive measures should be taken to change the situation in the region.
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Time to bomb these retards on daily basis to dust
i agree hahahaha
Condolences to the fallen wahabimossad and CIAisis operators. May they rest in pieces…
Only way todeal with this is thousands of boots on the ground with armour backed up with air strikes and missiles,the whole area needs liberating and screw the so called ceasefire
Does this mean the Idlib-Green will be gone from the map by end of summer?
one can only hope!
more difficult now for baconblyat, jens, klone to post at SF
They should destroy all their infrastructure…without basic conditions for life (water, electricity, roads ) civilians would leave Idlib.. Than saa-russians would be able to bomb terrorists every day. So the terrorists would be forced to abandon Idlib eventually….
The Jihadist themselves have all ready done a job on the electrical infrastructure. Taking down towers for the scrap value and copper wires. They act more like a gang of thieves, as opposed to a system of governance for Idlib. This is not surprising. :/