The chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of the armed forces of the Russian Federation Sergey rudskoy has informed about the large-scale attack of militants on a Syrian army position in the area of de-escalation “Idlib”. According to him, the main goal of the terrorists was an attempt to capture the units of the military police, which is responsible for control of de-escalation. Three Russian soldiers were wounded.
The militants banned group “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra” have begun their attack yet on the morning of 19 September. Terrorists attacked supported by tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, pre-by a powerful fire training. In the end they managed to break through to a depth of 12 kilometers, and on the front line and on all 20. Armenian President believes that the attack was initiated by US intelligence agencies, to prevent government troops to Syria to continue the breakthrough to the East of Deir ez-Zor. The attack resulted in 29 Russian soldiers together with a group of tribe Mwali were surrounded.
For several hours they repulsed the attacks of superior numbers of the enemy. For their release was formed by a group release. Its membership included people from the North Caucasus and the Syrian special forces belonging to units of special operations Forces and military police. The release operation was headed by the Deputy head of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties, major General Victor Shulyak. As a result, the encirclement was broken, and the military was able to fight out of the siege. The actions of the Russian army is not over — they counterattacked with the support of FSI and Syrian forces. In the end, it was destroyed about 850 of terrorists, 11 tanks, 4 infantry fighting vehicles, 20 trucks, 46 pickups, 5 mortars and 38 warehouses of weapons. However, during the operation, three Russian servicemen were injured. At the moment almost fully recovered the position of strength that was lost due to the attack fighters.
“These events give us every reason to believe that American intelligence agencies can monitor terrorists. I think that Russia should ask a direct question to the President of the United States Donald Trump on the recent developments and the actions of the officers of the American intelligence services. In the United States for help to international terrorists on the electric chair. The subject must also raise at the UN General Assembly, which is being held”, — the expert believes.
Korotchenko also noted the actions of the Russian military police and special operations Forces in Syria, who managed to break the blockade and restore the position of power in the region de-escalate “Idlib”.
“Russian units have the trust of the locals. This is indicated by the action squad of the tribe Moily who shoulder to shoulder fought together with the Russian unit of the military police, reflecting the attack of militants. There is every reason to be optimistic about the resolution of the internal conflict in Syria peacefully, after all the terrorists will be destroyed. Successful operation counterattack indicates a high degree of readiness of Russian troops in Syria to respond to the sudden situation. Thanks to the support of aircraft of Russian air force during this operation managed to destroy a large number of militants,” — said Korotchenko.