According to a news correspondent in Damascus City, the Russian Navy fired 3 cruise missiles towards the village of Al-Mastouma in Idlib province on Tuesday afternoon.
The cruise missiles were fired from a Russian ship in the Mediterranean Sea; this vessel was providing cover fire for the advancing Syrian Arab Army (SAA) units in the Latakia Governorate’s northeastern countryside.
The primary target for the cruise missiles was the Syrian Al-Qaeda group “Jabhat Al-Nusra” and their allies in Jaysh Al-Fateh (Army of Conquest).
If these reports prove to be true; this will be the second time since October that the Russian Navy has fired cruise missiles into Syria.
The first time the Russian Navy fire cruise missiles was in October, when several hit the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham’s (ISIS) positions inside the Al-Raqqa and Aleppo governorates of Syria.
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