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In Idlib province by militants “dzhebhat an-Nusra” MANPADS were shot down Russian su-25, was carrying out an overflight of the zone of de-escalation “Idlib”.

The Russian military said that struck a group strike with precision weapons in the area where the rocket was launched portable air defense system (MANPADS), shot down Russian su-25. This was reported in the press service of the defense Ministry on Saturday evening, February 3.

“killed 30 militants “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (an organization banned in Russia). In the area controlled by the terrorist group “dzhebhat an-Nusra” in the province of Idlib, where was the missile MANPADS Russian su-25 caused the group strike with precision weapons,” – said the Agency.

The defense Ministry added that “according to radio intercepts, as a result of strike killed more than 30 militants “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra .”

Earlier today it was reported that Syria shot down a Russian su-25 missile “earth-air”. The pilot managed to eject, however, said the Ministry of defence, was later killed in battle with terrorists.

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