The terrorists' offensive near Abu-Sharjah settlement was thwarted by Syrian Army's fire and the terrorists withdrew to their original positions, the Russian Defence Ministry's Reconciliation Centre for Syria reported.
"Jabhat al-Nusra gangs have simultaneously attacked positions of government troops near Abu-Duhur and Abu-Sharjah settlements," the Reconciliation Center's head Lt. Gen. Sergei Solomatin said.
"The militant attack near the Abu-Sharjah settlement was thwarted by the fire of the units of the Syrian Armed Forces. Having suffered losses, terrorists withdrew to their original positions," Solomatin said.
The Russian Reconciliation Center is in contact with Turkey, which is being informed in a rapid manner about the situation in Idlib settlements attacked by militants, he noted.
*Al-Nusra Front is a terrorist group outlawed in Russia and many other countries.