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Russian Air Force Unleashes Powerful Attack on Rebel Supply Area in Idleb

After bad weather prevented flights, Russian aircraft have struck positions in Idleb controlled by Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham writes Al-Masdar.
Russian Air Force Unleashes Powerful Attack on Rebel Supply Area in Idleb

The Russian Air Force unleashed a powerful attack this afternoon on jihadist supply hubs in the southeastern countryside of Idleb province.

According to a military source in Hama province, the Russian Air Force carried out heavy strikes on the front-line town of Babuline, which is used by Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham to launch attacks against the positions of the Syrian Arab Army in al-Tah.

The source said the Russian Air Force was retaliating against Tahrir al-Sham and their allies for their attack on Syrian Arab Army positions in al-Tah earlier today.

The Russian Air Force is also carrying sorties over the al-Ghab Plain and southern countryside of Idleb, as they resume their aerial campaign. 

Earlier this week, the Russian and Syrian air forces were grounded due to the poor weather conditions in northwestern Syria.

According to reports from Idleb, the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham took advantage of the poor weather conditions to move reinforcements into the area to retake the sites they lost to the Syrian Army. 

The jihadists conducted their first counter-offensive of 2020 on Thursday, as they attempted to capture the town of al-Tah; they were repelled by the Syrian army.


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