BTR-82A damaged after Chechen militants attacked a Russian convoy in Syria

The situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone continues to escalate. The jihadists are not going to lay down their arms and do not abandon their attempts to destabilize a huge region in northwestern Syria.

The Center for Reconciliation of Warring Parties and Control over the Movement of Refugees in the SAR reported that militants once again fired at the joint 23rd Russian-Turkish military patrol, which was moving along the M4 highway in Idlib province. He was attacked in the area of ​​the settlement of Urum-El-Jauz.

As a result of the shelling of the column from a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher, a Russian BTR-82A was damaged, and two Russian servicemen received light concussions. After that, the patrol was stopped. The Russians received medical assistance on the spot, they are in a satisfactory condition. The damaged armored personnel carrier was evacuated to the base using a Turkish tractor.

The convoy was attacked by the Kataib Khattab al-Shishani terrorist group (an organization banned in Russia), which includes mainly Chechen fighters. It is a structural subdivision of the larger Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar (an organization banned in Russia).

Note that on March 5, 2020, Moscow and Ankara agreed to patrol the M4 Latakia - Aleppo highway on the Jisr al-Shugur - Serakib section. Moreover, the Turks promised to make efforts and influence their allies and their colleagues to leave the adjacent territories. However, the militants continue to attack and leave until they are going anywhere.
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  1. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 25 August 2020 16: 03
    BTR-82A damaged after attack on Russian convoy in Syria

    - Oh, how "serious" everything is ...
    - And what ... - Efremov is already "driving" in Syria
    .. - Hahah ...
  2. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF 25 August 2020 18: 58
    And after this, how can Turkey object to the bombing of terrorists in Idlib, although not a Turkish one was hit ...
  3. bear040 Offline bear040
    bear040 25 August 2020 19: 54
    The foolishness of these Mahmuds is knocked out only by ODAB-500P and napalm. This would be a good response to the attacks of the Russian convoys and would make you think 100 times before shooting. In addition, the FSB needs to work more on the sources of funding for bandit formations, up to the physical elimination of persons - the holders of the bandit's common fund, couriers transporting money for bandits, with the seizure of the bandits' funds, sources of financing.
  4. kriten Offline kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) 26 August 2020 12: 32
    The Kremlin, as always, is afraid of the condemnation of its Western partners. And what will they say in Berlin and Paris. And it would be necessary to bomb and destroy terrorists. Or are there only Turks ????
  5. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 26 August 2020 12: 40
    The first in Syria to destroy the bandit formations from the former USSR, - Central Asia (Uzbeks, Tajiks), Chechens (al-shushani) ... To clean it up, so that there is no one to return from Syria ... To get it out in Turkey, this is the business of the GRU and the SVR, but here you need to adjust it to the interconnection, etc.
  6. assault 2019 Offline assault 2019
    assault 2019 (assault 2019) 26 August 2020 20: 49
    The only and surest way is to burn these creatures with napalm ...
    So that before the passage of the column, the locals would hand over all terrorists without reminders ...
    Each attack on the column should lead to an inevitable air strike, there is no other way with them ...