Russian forces send military reinforcements to NW Syria

IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – Russian forces sent on Tuesday military reinforcements to its bases in Idlib countryside, northwest Syria, amid military escalation that the area has been witnessing since early October.

A leader in National Front for Liberation told North Press that military reinforcements reached three Russian bases in the towns of Kafr Nabel and Telminnes, south of the city of Idlib, and the military airbase Abu al-Duhur, east of Idlib.

The source pointed out that the reinforcements reached Kafer Nabel included 15 military vehicles, including three krasenpol artilleries, laser-guided weapon system.

In addition, 21 other military vehicles, containing ammunition and weapons, were deployed to Telminnes and Abu al-Duhur military airbase, according to the source.

After the arrival of the military reinforcements, al-Fateh al-Mubin Operations Room targeted the Syrian government forces and the Russian forces in Kafer Nabel and Telminnes, hitting an ammunition warehouse, according to the source.

Since early October, areas in northwestern Syria have witnessed military escalation and mutual shelling between the Russian and government forces on one side, and Turkish-backed opposition factions, aka the Syrian National Army (SNA), Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS, formerly al-Nusra Front) and Turkish forces on the other side, resulting in dozens of deaths and injuries.

By Mo’ayed al-Sheikh