Turkish troops came under fire near the settlement Begun in the Syrian province of Idlib, were among the terrorist groups, said the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.
the surrounding area of the Syrian city of Latakia came under fire of insurgents
the Incident occurred on February 27, confirmed in the Russian defense Ministry. The terrorist group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (one of the names banned in Russia as a terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra” – approx. “RG”) attempted an attack, and the Syrian government army fired back.
the Russian center for the reconciliation of the warring parties was in contact with the Turkish military to eliminate security threats in the region the military.
TSPVS requested the coordinates of Turkish units that were near the areas where the terrorists attacked. Information about Turkish military came under fire of the Syrian troops, the Russian side was not provided.
near Idlib, Syrian air defenses shot down a Turkish attack drone
After receiving information that injured Turkish divisions, the Syrian military cease fire in the area, measures were taken for the safe evacuation of dead and wounded on Turkish territory.
“aviation aerospace defence forces of Russia in the area of the settlement Begun not used”, – said the defense Ministry.
Earlier Turkey announced that as a result of shelling in Idlib province killed 33 soldiers of the Turkish army.