• Russia announced on Wednesday that Turkish-backed rebels attacked its military bases in Syria.
  • The Hmeimim air base and Tartus naval facility in Syria had been attacked with 13 drones.
  • The Russian Ministry of Defense had previously insinuated the US had helped.

The Russian military announced on Wednesday that Turkish-backed rebels attacked its Hmeimim air base and Tartus naval facility in Syria over the weekend with 13 drones.

“The recent drone attack on Russian bases in Syria was launched from an area near Idlib, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebel forces,” according to RT, adding that Moscow complained to Turkey about the incident. The drone attack reportedly took place overnight from January 5 to January 6.

 

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