A Syrian army soldier with the Russian-made Kornet launcher has destroyed 4 units of heavy military equipment (battle tanks and infantry fighting vehicles) belonging to terrorists. The incident took place at the town Khan Al Sheh in the Syrian capital’s countryside on Monday where the Syrian Army was engaged in heavy clashes with pro-US jihadi factions.
We recall on Monday, US-backed militants launched a wide scale attack on the Syrian army’s positions near Khan Al Sheh in the Western Ghouta region, but failed to achieve a success in the battle. Pro-government sources, argue that the militants lost up to 25 fighters and some 8 units of heavy military equipment in the failed attack.
Video of the clashes:
The Kornet is a Russian anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) intended for use against main battle tanks and other kinds of heavy military equipment. The missile was inroduced into service in 1998. The export designation – the Kornet-E.
Photos of the destroyed battle tanks and infantry fighting vehicles: