Russian Military Reports 30 New Shelling Instances by Nusra Terrorists in Idlib

© Sputnik / Basel ShartouhSmoke is rising over town of Saraqib, Syria's Idlib Governorate
Smoke is rising over town of Saraqib, Syria's Idlib Governorate - Sputnik International
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group* committed 30 shelling attacks in Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone over the past 24 hours, the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Syrian Reconciliation said at a daily briefing on Wednesday.

According to Rear Adm. Alexander Grinkevich, the Russian military police have carried out patrols in the provinces of Aleppo, Raqqa, Hasakah and Deir Ez-Zor.

"We have registered 30 instances of shelling in the Idlib de-escalation zone from the positions of the Nusra terrorists, including 22 in Idlib province, one in Aleppo province, three in Latakia province, and four in Hama province," Grinkevich said.

The Russian military specified that no firing was recorded in the Idlib de-escalation zone by Turkish-controlled armed groups over the past one day.

Earlier, the 33 shelling attacks in Syria's northern Idlib region were reported on November 10, according to the Russian military.

*Al-Nusra Front (also known as Jabhat al-Nusra, Jabhat Fatah al-Sham) is a terrorist group outlawed in Russia

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