Terrorists attacked government troops in Syria || Breaking News, 29th of July, 2021
The Al-Hadath TV reported that the opposition groups attacked Syrian army posts in the city of Deraa. It was reported that while repelling the terrorist attack, 8 Syrian servicemen and 2 locals were killed. Several servicemen were captured. 3 terrorists were killed as well. The clash took place in the area of Deraa Al-Balad, which is now surrounded by the government forces. The terrorists shelled the nearby neighborhoods. The Syrian news agency ’SANA’ reported that 1 shell hit the ’Al-Watani’ hospital, causing material damage. There were no reports about casualties.
The deputy head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in Syria, Rear Admiral Vadim Kulit, stated that the Syrian air defenses in the Hama province used a Russian-made AA missile and autocannon system ’Pantsir-S’ to shoot down a drone, launched by the terrorist groups. It was noted that the drone was launched from the province of Idlib. The Rear Admiral stated that the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of the Warring Parties once again calls the commanders of the illegal armed groups to abandon their armed provocations, and take path of a peaceful settlement of the situation in the areas under their control.
The ’Green Zone’ of Baghdad was under a rocket fire — the local mass media reported. It was reported that 2 rockets were fired. The C-RAM AA systems, located on the territory of the American diplomatic mission, were used to destroy the rockets. The C-RAMs couldn’t intercept them well outside the Green Zone. Pieces of rockets fell in the nearby area ’Al-Mansour’. Several civilian vehicles and a house were damaged. There was no information about the victims.
The ’Ariana News’ TV reported that on Thursday night, the Taliban attacked a checkpoint in the Nangarhar province, east of Afghanistan. The attack killed at least 8 Afghan servicemen. 3 soldiers were injured. During the clash, 5 terrorists were killed. No other details were reported.
5 Azerbaijan — Armenia
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported about a shelling of positions of the Azerbaijani troops from the territory of Armenia. It was stated that Armenia grossly violated the ceasefire agreement, and fired from machine guns and grenade launchers at the positions of the Azerbaijani army in the Kelbajar region, near the border. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry stated that the Azerbaijani troops are observing the ceasefire in the Kelbajar section of the border with Armenia. The Armenian Defense Ministry stated that the Azerbaijani troops violated the ceasefire agreement and opened fire on the Armenian positions on the border section of Gegharkunik region. An Armenian soldier was reportedly wounded as a result of the shelling.
The Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan proposed to deploy CSTO observers on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. He proposed to place Russian border posts along the entire Armenian-Azerbaijani border. According to Nikol Pashinyan — ’’It will make it possible to carry out the work on delimitation and demarcation, without the risk of military clashes».