The militants “Dzhabhat-EN-Nusra” claimed responsibility for the downed in Idlib su-25
Moscow. 3 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the militant group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham”, are banned in Russia “Dzhabhat-EN-Nusra” claimed responsibility for the Syrian Idlib shot down a Russian su-25, reports the Washington Post, citing associated with terrorists news Agency Ebaa.
The edition, in particular, quoted the commander of the air defense fighters, Mahmoud Turkmani, who said that the Russian plane was shot down using MANPADS, allegedly during the bombardment of the city Sarakeb in Idlib. He called it revenge for his people.
Earlier on Saturday, the defense Ministry said that in the province of Idlib, in the area controlled by the terrorist group “Jabhat-EN-Nusra” militants shot down from MANPADS su-25 patrolling the area of de-escalation. The pilot ejected, but was killed in battle.
After that, Russian troops inflicted by area attack plane strike with precision weapons.