The Russian Air Force has begun their largest bombing campaign of the
year in the Idlib Governorate, a military source told Al-Masdar News
According to the source, at least ten Russian Sukhoi jets launched
dozens of airstrikes over the southern and western parts of the Idlib
The source said the Russian Air Force specifically
targeted the Jisr Al-Shughour District, including the towns of
Al-Shughour, Mahambel, Basnqoul, Zayzooun, Ziyarah, Jadariyah, Kafrdeen,
Al-Sahn, Saraseef, and dozen others.
The source added that the Russian airstrikes numbered over 50 thus far.
With the large Russian bombardment, the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) long-awaited offensive is bound to start in the next few days.
Russian, Syrian Warplanes Start Pounding Terrorists' Positions in Idlib, Hama
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian and Syrian fighter jets
carried out massive bombing raids on terrorists' positions in
Northwestern Hama and Western Idlib on Tuesday, inflicting major losses
on the terrorists.
Arabic-language Moraseloun news website reported that the fighter jets
conducted a heavy bombing on terrorists' positions in a large region
stretching from Southern Idlib to the al-Ghaab Plain in an introduction
to the upcoming ground assault.
In the meantime, the warplanes stuck terrorists'
strongholds in Jisr al-Shughour, Jabal al-Zawiyeh, Marowaj, al-Shaqar,
Harash Basnaqoul, Anab, al-Janoudiyeh, Qani, al-Sarmaniyeh and Zeizoun,
inflicting major casualties on the terrorists.
Earlier reports said that the army sent twenty
tanks and BMP vehicles, floating bridges and tens of personnel carriers
to the battlefields in Northwestern Syria.
In the meantime, the army's artillery and missile
units pounded the positions and movements of Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the
Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) in the village of
al-Jabeiryeh and in the town of al-Latamina in Northern Hama, inflicting
major losses on the terrorists.
Other artillery units opened heavy fire at the
movements of al-Turkistani Islamic Party in the small towns of
al-Ziyara, al-Mashit, al-Zi'yadiyeh and al-Qarqour in Western al-Ghaab
Plain and in the town of Badama in Jisr al-Shughour region in Western
Idlib, killing and wounding a number of terrorists.