The Russian AF has delivered at least ten air strikes in the north-west of the province of Idlib in response to yesterday’s bombardment of Khmeimim air base by the militants. The targets were the areas of the settlements of Bidama and al-Najiya near the city of Jisr al-Shugur. According to military sources, it was from here that missiles were launched intercepted by the Russian anti-aircraft system «Pantsir» over the village of Jabel in the province of Latakia.
In the north of Syria, in the district of Afrin, the Turkish artillery shelled the Kurdish villages of Shadir and al-Gazzawiya. Also, local sources report on the shelling of the self-defense units’ positions in the village of Iska and a powerful explosion in Jinderes — these two settlements have already been subjected to shelling repeatedly.
The governor of St. Petersburg, Georgiy Poltavchenko instructed to prepare an order to pay compensation to victims of the terrorist act in the store «Perekrestok.» Each of the victims will be paid 300 thousand rubles. Payments will be made from the governor’s reserve fund.
The Yak TV channel of Afghanistan, reported on the explosion in Kabul. Responsibility for the explosion was assumed by the terrorist organization «Islamic State». The explosive device was activated by a suicide bomber. As a result of the explosion, 40 people were killed and 30 were injured.
The DPR received more than 73 tons of humanitarian aid in the form of food and hygiene kits, as well as office equipment from the International Committee of the Red Cross. Four trucks entered the territory of the republic through the Novotroitskoye checkpoint in the Donetsk region on Thursday morning.
The air strikes of the Saudi Arabian Air Force in Yemen caused the death of 120 civilians in the last 24 hours. This was reported by the Husit state agency SABA. According to their data, Saudi aviation carried out a series of bombings in the provinces of Taiz, Sa’ada, Sana, Hodeida and Hadj. The most massive air strikes were carried out in the town of Taiz, which is a place where fierce battles between the Husite troops and the forces of the Arab coalition.