The Russian Air Force carried out several combat sorties over terrorists’ strongholds in Western Idlib, destroying their bases and warehouses near the border with Turkey, local sources reported on Friday.
The sources said that the Russian fighter jets heavily bombarded the terrorist-held town of Jisr al-Shughour, destroying a number of bases and storage facilities.
In particular, the warplanes bombed Jisr al-Shughour and several surrounding towns, including al-Ghassaniyeh, al-Sukkariyah, Ghaniya, al-Barah, Ishtabraq and Halouz.
In a relevant development on Tuesday the Russian and Syrian warplanes carried out several rounds of combat flights over the positions and movements of Tahrir al-Sham in Jisr al-Shughour, Ariha, Jabal al-Zawiyeh, Jabal al-Araba’een, al-Sukriyeh, al-Qasaniyeh and Halouz region in Southwestern Idlib, killing an unspecified number of militants and destroying their equipment.
A local source said that an underground base of Tahrir al-Sham was destroyed in the air raids in Jabal al-Zawiyeh region, adding that the militants sustained at least a dozen casualties in the incident.