The militants are retreating, trying to equip new positioning areas and changing the existing logistic system for the supply of ammunition, weapons and materiel on the fly.
Moreover, in Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation note that the department has such information on the basis of intelligence obtained both by means of Russian objective control and through the specialists of the information and coordination center in Baghdad.
It is noted that the aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces have somewhat reduced (in comparison with the previous days) the number of sorties and strikes on the positions of militants. So, over the past day, aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria made 33 sorties, attacking 32 objects of terrorist structures.
A blow from a Su-24M bomber on warehouses and shelters with armored vehicles in Idlib province (in the Khan Sheikhun area):
Destruction of the fortified area of militants in the province of Idlib:
According to Igor Konashenkov, the number of air strikes by the Russian Aerospace Forces was reduced in connection with the active offensive actions of the Syrian government army, leading to the transformation of the line of contact with the militants.
Meanwhile, the Syrian media disseminated information that the militants of the al-Nusra Front terrorist organization carried out mass executions of local residents in the province of Homs. Militants staged a mass execution in the square in front of the mosque. So far, the number of victims has not been reported.