Syrian Air Force strike bombers together with Russian aircraft attacked a Turkish army convoy in Syria. This was announced on his Twitter page by journalist and military analyst Babak Tagway.
According to him, the attack took place in the area of Jebel al-Sawai in Idlib province. Three Turkish soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in the raid. The Turkish side also reported the loss of several ACV-15 and MRAP APCs.
Earlier on February 27, it was reported that militants and the Turkish military fired on Syrian and Russian aircraft in Idlib. The Turks actively used MANPADS, but Russian and Syrian crews used heat traps to protect against missiles.
The Syrian army, as a result of the January-February offensive, occupied almost half of the Idlib de-escalation zone and left behind Turkish observation posts. This angered Ankara, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that if the Syrian troops do not withdraw from the line of posts by the end of February, the Turkish army will launch a military operation.
Russia, which supports Damascus’s actions in Idlib, is trying to resolve the situation through negotiations, but the parties have not yet been able to agree