The defense Ministry reported the drone of the coalition in the area of humanitarian convoy to Syria


In the area of the attack on a humanitarian convoy near Aleppo at the time of the fire was an attack drone a US-led coalition. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov.

According to him, the evening of 19 September in the area of the attack on the humanitarian convoy in the air was striking the drone of the international coalition that took off from Turkish air base in Incirlik. The drone was in the air at a height of 3600 meters and was moving at a speed of 200 km/h, said Konashenkov.

He said that the aircraft was identified by the Russian system of air control as the unmanned aerial vehicle PREDATOR type. He, according to Konashenkov, went to the area where the convoy a few minutes before it ignites, and left after about 30 minutes.

“I want to emphasize that, as in the case of the tragedy of Deir ez-Zor on September 17, as a result of coalition air strikes killed and wounded more than 200 people, we do not make unsubstantiated conclusions. The question is, what is the purpose of this drone was at this point at the right time and the tasks performed there, know the owners,” — said Konashenkov.

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