Tracking the activities of terrorists Telegram-channel 4 Directorate showed an interview with a gunman who allegedly shot down a Russian su-25 to Syria. This rather young-looking man named Mahmoud Haj Ismail Callsign “Castro” – a member of the Syrian group “Jaish Hur Idlib”.
photo: a frame from the video
Interview with “Castro” showed the organization “Northern Oman Observer”, positioning itself as a Union of independent Syrian journalists, said the Directorate 4.
The man says he was beaten by the Russian attack is not from MANPADS and anti-aircraft installations ZU-23-2. The gunman said that if they had man-portable anti-aircraft missiles, “they would already be in Russia.”
Castro also claims that the su-25 is the fifth plane shot down by his group. Among those goals, he said, was allegedly “Il”, though these machines are in Syria losses not carried.
The loss of the su-25 became known in the evening of 3 February. The pilot Roman Filipov had to report to Starfleet that it was hit, then ejected. On earth it was waited already by the terrorists. While working in tandem with Filippovym the pilot of another aircraft attempted to cover it with fire from the air, the mayor clashed with the militants and not wanting to surrender, blew himself up with a grenade.
Watch the video on:
“Last moments of the pilot Filipova: “This is for boys!”»
Shortly thereafter, as reported in the defense Ministry, to the area hit with precision weapons, killing 30 terrorists.
See photo essay on the topic:
The pilot Roman Filipov in photos: the peaceful life of the deceased in Syria
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