Syrian T-72 destroyed the Islamists of the T-90

Units of the Syrian army, reflecting the onset of the coalition of Islamists in the Northern province of Hama, killed captured terrorists tank T-90. This is with reference to military sources, according to Al Masdar News.

According to the publication, in the battle with the T-90 has entered the T-72 tank of the government forces. One of the shots piercing projectile struck the left side of the machine of the Islamists, triggering a detonation of ammunition, which led to the complete destruction of the T-90. Also as a result of a powerful explosion killed the entire crew.

19 September it was reported that the Syrian troops managed to repel the offensive of the Islamists to the North of the city of Hama. The terrorists tried to capture a number of villages in which previously entrenched security forces.

Destroyed T-90 was captured from the Syrian military in June 2016 the armed opposition forces in Aleppo province. Later the equipment was transferred to the militants of the organization “Tahrir al-sham”, created on the basis of the terrorist group “Jabhat EN-Nusra” (banned in Russia). In March of this year this tank has been spotted in the fighting in Northern Hama.

Presumably, the T-90 entered service with the Syrian army in 2015. At the end of that year, these cars took part in the fighting in Aleppo.