Aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”
Photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation/TASS
Aircraft cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” killed at least 30 militants “Jabhat an-Nusra” in Idlib province, said the Ministry of defence. Among those killed was field commander, responsible for planning and carrying out attacks on Aleppo
The defense Ministry reported that carrier-based fighters su-33 aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” during massive strikes on Tuesday caused serious damage to militants “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra” in Syria’s Idlib province.
“Multiple intelligence confirmed the death of at least 30 terrorists, including the famous warlords of Muhammad was Helal, Abu Jaber of Harmaja Bach and Abul al -, human”, – reads the statement of the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov, arrived on the morning of 17 November.
While one of the dead militants — al-human – was responsible for the unification of the remnants of the reserves of the armed groups “Dzhabhat an-Nusra” in the provinces of Aleppo and Hama, as well as the planning and conduct of the offensive fighters in Aleppo, said Konashenkov.
On Tuesday the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu said that “Admiral Kuznetsov” for the first time in the history of the Russian Navy took part in the fighting. “Today [November 15] from the cruiser began to work our su-33. Before that, we were very careful, thorough reconnaissance of all the targets”, — said Shoigu.
The Minister also said that the main purpose for which was applied in that day beats become ammunition depots and clusters in the main training center for terrorists. On the same day, the defense Ministry showed video missions with the “Admiral Kuznetsov” off the coast of Syria.
On the same day, Shoigu told about the launches that were made missile complexes “Bastion” and rocket strikes from aboard the Russian frigate “Admiral Grigorovich”. Strikes, as explained Shoigu was applied on targets deep in Syria in the provinces of Idlib and HOMS.