All helicopters of the Russian HQs in Syria, returned to the airfield, reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the representative of air base Hamim.
“All Russian combat helicopters in the Syrian Arab Republic, after performing the planned tasks safely back on the ground. No loss of Russian aircraft there,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
On Thursday, the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) stated that it had shot down a Russian helicopter in the countryside East of Palmyra. This was reported by a group associated with the Agency Amaq, reports Al Jazeera.
From February 27 in Syria, the cease-fire, it agreed to abide by government troops and the rebels. Military action could only last with regard to is, “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (also banned in Russia) and other groups that the U.S. considers terrorist.