Syrian air defense systems have intercepted and shot down a squadron of unmanned aerial vehicles launched by foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants in the country’s western-central province of Hama.
The Arabic service of Russia’s Sputnik news agency, citing an unnamed Syrian military source, reported it late on Tuesday.
Most importantly, Syrian forces used anti-aircraft defense systems to target the drones as they were flying in the sky.
Syrian army reconnaissance teams detected drones. They were approaching helipad of a military site in Jubb Ramlah village, 189 kilometers north of Damascus.
Syrian forces then used anti-aircraft defense systems and targeted the drones as they were flying in the sky. The channel reported no casualty due to it.
Earlier, Syrian state TV reported on May 22 that army forces had shot down a drone loaded with bombs near Hama’s airport.
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham takfiri terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, had launched that drone.
Back on April 2, Syrian army forces shot down a militant combat drone over the northern countryside of Hama province. They foiled attempt before it could bomb government positions.
Brigadier General Suheil al-Hassan command commands Tiger Forces, an elite unit in Hama.
Moreover, Syrian government says the Israeli regime and its Western and regional allies are aiding takfiri terrorist groups.
Syria shots down drones