BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – The rebel forces launched a new attack on the Hmaymim Airport in southwest Latakia last night.
Using armed drones, the rebel forces attempted to bomb the Russian military’s positions at the Hmaymim Airport in a bid to inflict damage on the installation.
However, despite the surprise attack, the rebel forces failed to inflict any heavy damage on the Hmaymim Airport, as the Russian air defenses proved successful last night.
As shown below, the Russian air defense was able to down several of the armed drones that were used by the rebel forces to bomb the Hmaymim Airport.
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Last night’s attack by the jihadist rebels occurred at approximately 1:50 A.M. (local time); it was believed to have been launched by the latter’s forces from the Al-Ghaab Plain.