The Russian Aerospace Forces attacked the terrorists in Syria
The deputy head of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in Syria, Rear-Admiral Alexander Karpov, reported that the Russian Air Force launched an air strike on a terrorist training base in Syria. It was reported that «according to the intel, the terrorists created a hidden base to the north-east of Palmyra. Formation of combat groups for terrorist attacks in various regions of the country, as well as the manufacture of IEDs, was carried out at that base. The Russian Air Force planes delivered air strikes that destroyed 2 shelters, up to 200 terrorists, 24 pickups with heavy machine guns, and about 500 kg of ammo and components for the IEDs». Alexander Karpov added that “the terrorists are being trained in the terrorist training camps on the territories not controlled by the Syrian authorities, including the Al-Tanf zone, which is controlled by the US forces».
The head of the group for the formation of humanitarian supplies, Lieutenant-Colonel Dmitry Breduchev, stated that the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of the Warring Parties held a humanitarian action along the M-4 highway, in the north-east of Syria, where the ethnic Kurds live. The humanitarian action in settlements along the M-4 highway was held for the first time. Dmitry Breduchev noted that the food aid is needed in the area, and the humanitarian situation was worse than expected. The information about the Russian humanitarian action spread quickly. Up to 200 people in the settlements came out to meet the Russian military. During the action, the Russian military handed out more than a 1,000 provision sets with the words «Russia is with you» written on boxes.
3 Saudi Arabia
The spokesman for the ’Ansar Allah’ rebel movement reported that they have attacked the international airport in Abha, in south-west of Saudi Arabia. «A precise strike was delivered to an important military target» — the brigadier general wrote on Twitter. Yahya added that the attack was a response to «the escalation of the aggression, and the on-going siege of Yemen». Earlier, the ’Al Arabiya’ TV reported that the Riyadh-led Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed a UAV with a bomb, launched by the rebels at the city of Khamis Mushait, in south-west of Saudi Arabia.
4 The USA
The Pentagon spokesman John Kirby stated at a briefing that the USA have no information about the connection between the losses of the American troops in Afghanistan, and the allegations of the monetary rewards from Russia to the local terrorists for the attacks on the coalition forces. John Kirby added that the US Defense Department had no contact with the Russian Forces on this matter.
5 The USA — Moscow
The ’Axios’ reported with a reference to the US State Department that the US Ambassador to Russia, John Sullivan, will travel to Washington for consultations with the representatives of Joe Biden’s administration. In the coming weeks, he will return back to Moscow. It was noted that John Sullivan didn’t have an opportunity to consult with the representatives of the new administration from the moment he agreed to continue to remain in his office indefinitely.
An explosion took place in a 3-story residential building in the Nizhny Novgorod region. The explosion killed a child. 1 girl of the age of 2.5 months was rescued from the rubble by the rescuers. 8 people were injured, including 4 children. All the victims received medical help. 6 people are in the hospital. The explosion destroyed almost the entire 3rd floor. According to the preliminary data — a gas leak caused the explosion. The rescue work has been completed, no victims remain under the rubble, which will be cleared out over the next day. A temporary accommodation area was organized to accommodate residents, however they preferred to stay with relatives. Material compensation will be paid to the victims. The police opened a criminal case. It was reported that two employees of a gas service company, who had been working in the house the day before, had been arrested. Constantine Reztsov, specially for the ANNA NEWS.