Breaking News, 29th of August, 2018
Poisonous substances were delivered to the warehouse of the «Ahrar al-Sham» group in Sarakib — the deadly cargo was delivered by the representatives of »White Helmets», said Alexei Tsigankov, the head of the Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties in Syria. The information was obtained «from several independent sources in Idlib Province». According to them, «a large cargo of toxic substances» was delivered from the village of Afs on two big trucks, RIA NEWS reports. A bit later, part of that cargo was delivered to another location in the south of Idlib for an imitation of a chemical attack, TASS reports.
Two people were killed, 37 were injured during the explosion in the city of Isulan on the island of Mindanao, the media reported. The bomb was under a motorcycle parked at the entrance to the night market, TASS reports while referring to Reppler. The police has several possible suspects, but none of the known terrorists has claimed the responsibility for the explosion yet. There are extremist groups of Islamist and Maoist orientation on the island.
At least 8 people were killed, 10 more were injured during the attack of a suicide bomber at a checkpoint in western Iraq, RIA NEWS reported while citing the »Iraqi News» website. Reportedly, the suicide bomber drove into the checkpoint on a car-bomb — it resulted in an explosion. The checkpoint is located to the south of the city of El-Qaim. The checkpoint is being controlled jointly by the Iraqi army and the People’s Mobilization Forces.
Reporters of ANNA NEWS report from Syria: In the vicinity of the settlement of Al-Safa, the fight continues between the Syrian army and ISIS. Earlier it was reported that the radical Islamists, currently surrounded in the north-east of the province of As-Suwayda, will soon be forced to stop their resistance, or else they will be completely destroyed. It is assumed that the food and ammunition stocks of ISIS terrorists are spent, and they can’t replenish them.
Due to the influx of migrants from Venezuela — the troops were sent to the border, said Brazilian President Michel Temer. The troops must ensure the order in the state of Roraim, which is located near Venezuela, and also «help the humanitarian activities» on the Brazilian side. The refugees are offered medical care and temporary housing, TASS reports. Michel Temer explained that the refugees are fleeing from «the terrible conditions in which the Venezuelans have to live.» The situation, he said, concerns «almost the whole of South America». Previously, the residents of the city of Pakaraima attacked a refugee camp, Venezuelans responded with violence. The clashes began after several refugees robbed an elderly Brazilian trader.
Russia will not build helicopter carriers for the navy — their functions will be taken by other ships. Such statement was made personally by the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade — Denis Manturov. He noted that the issue of the construction of new aircraft carriers is still being discussed at the government level. As for the helicopter carriers — the Russian Navy will not build them. Instead, the helicopters will be given to the existing ships that can carry them, including the landing ships. Earlier it was reported that the issue of construction of two helicopter carriers was considered — they were to be equipped with the latest Russian equipment and carry the latest marine helicopters Ka-52K «Katran».
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.