Amidst the chaos of the Syrian Civil War, elements affiliated with the Free Syrian Army strike a Russian Gazelle helicopter with a TOW missile in Hama, Syria.

Russian forces are in conflict with the Free Syrian Army, and other elements opposed to Bashar al-Assad, and reinstating his regime in Syria. The Russian Federation is generally uninterested in eliminating Daesh, aka the Islamic State and is seeking to support their geographically significant ally, Syria.

The video is claimed to be filmed by; Jaish al-Izzah or the Army of Glory (Arabic: جيش العزة‎‎), formerly the Gathering of Glory ((Arabic: تجمع العزة ،‎‎-Tajammuh al-Izzah), is a Syrian rebel group affiliated with the Free Syrian Army active in northwestern Syria, mainly in the al-Ghab Plain in northern Hama and its surroundings. The group has been supplied with anti-tank missiles by the United States, including 9K111 Fagots and BGM-71 TOW [Wiki].

 

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