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Ex-‘Nusra Front’ militants prepare drone attack on Khmeimim airbase - Defense Ministry

The terror group have set up sites and relocated personnel, said Major General Oleg Yegorov

MOSCOW, November 30. /TASS/. The former Nusra Front (outlawed in Russia) terror group plans to carry out strikes on the Russian military base in Khmeimim and on Syrian government forces in the Idlib province using drones, says Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria deputy head Major General Oleg Yegorov.

"According to the information, obtained by the Russian Reconciliation Center, militants of the ‘Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’ (‘Jabhat al-Nusra’) terror group plan to carry out strikes using drones on the Russian airbase in Khmeimim and positions of Syrian government forces near settlements of Jurin, Seraqab and Kafr Nebel in the Idlib Province," Yegorov said.

According to Yegorov, the militants have set up sites and relocated personnel to launch drones near settlements of Nahlaya and Jisr ash-Shugur.