ISIS STRIKES BACK. TAKES DOWN MILITARY CHOPPER

ISIS militants have reportedly shot down a Russian helicopter over Syria.
According to the Russian Defence Ministry, The Mi-25 Russian helicopter was attacking advancing terrorists near the historic city of Palmyra when it was taken down.

A statement from the Russian Defence Ministry said: “The crew received a request from the Syrian unit’s command to strike the advancing fighters.

“The captain, Ryafagat Khabibulin, made a decision to attack the terrorists.”

“The skillful actions of the Russian crew thwarted the terrorists’ advance.”

“When the helicopter’s ammunition was spent and it changed its course to the opposite direction, it was shot down by terrorists from the ground and crashed in an area controlled by the Syrian government army.”

“The helicopter’s crew was killed.”

Yesterday, the ISIS-affiliated Amaaq news agency reported the group had shot down a Russian aircraft.

A translated statement released by the agency said: “By Allah’s grace alone, the soldiers of the Khilafah launched an attack with heavy weapons.

“The soldiers of the Khilafah shot down a Russian helicopter as it attempted to raid their locations, which led to destroying it and killing those on board and all praise is due to Allah.”

Including the two men killed in this incident, a total of 12 Russian military personnel have died during the Syria Conflict so far.

If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.







 

Comment via Facebook