MOSCOW, July 28. /TASS/. Air defense a Russian aviation base “Hamim” on Friday destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launched from a territory controlled by the rebels in the Northern province of Latakia. This was announced on Saturday the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, major-General Aleksey Tsygankov.
“From the territory occupied by militants, do not stop the launches of the unmanned aircraft in the direction of the airbase “Hamim”. On 27 July with the onset of night time means of control of the airspace of the Russian space forces were detected approaching the Russian air base “Hamim” from the North-West napadenie UAV launched from a controlled by illegal armed formations on the territory of the Northern province of Latakia,” said Tsygankov.
According to him, the regular anti-aircraft firepower air target was destroyed at a distance from the airbase. “Victims or material damage. Russian airbase “Hamim” functioning as planned”, – said the General.
He also said that despite the cessation of hostilities, continued to commit violations of the ceasefire by the illegal armed groups operating in the area Iglinskiy de-escalation. During the day recorded the shelling of settlements Seraph Latakia province, Zor-Mahrouki the province of Hama and the district Haiyang city of Aleppo.