Shortly after statements of the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu about the beginning of the operation against terrorists in the Syrian provinces of Idlib and HOMS with the participation of the frigate “Admiral Grigorovich” and aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” the Syrian Observatory for human rights announced the resumption of the bombing of rebel-held Eastern part of Aleppo and in the Aleppo province.
As reports Reuters with reference to locals and military, on Tuesday, November 15, killing at least three people. “This is air strikes and parachute bombs. Today, there is fierce bombing… These attacks was not more than 15 days”, – quotes Agency of a resident of Aleppo.
A resident of East Aleppo mode Shekho, argues that “the house shaking from the tension”: “Above us fly the planes and go bombing.” According to the Syrian Observatory, the city dumped barrel bombs. This was written, Baraa al-Halabi from East Aleppo. “People are afraid, bombing the strong”, – said in his text message.
“Regime planes attacked and dropped barrel bombs on several areas in the East of Aleppo for the first time since the 18th of October”, – quotes The Guardian the head of the Syrian Observatory, Rami Abdul-Rahman.
Syrian state television announced that government air force participated in strikes on the “citadel of terrorists”. The report of the Minister of defence, Sergei Shoigu, Russian President Vladimir Putin about the operation in Syria was mentioned province the terrorists in the provinces of Idlib and HOMS, but did not mention the province of Aleppo, in Aleppo.
Video air RAID in Idlib published on the civil defense channel in YouTube.
Qatari channel Al Jazeera reported that on Monday at the air strikes hit two hospitals in rebel-held areas of Northern Syria. According to the channel, referring to rescuers and doctors, resulting in injuring a number of patients and physicians.
In the Kremlin today refused to comment on the continued operations in Aleppo. “The other discussion on this topic continues,” – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov immediately after the report. “The report of the Minister of defence of Aleppo was not mentioned; it was about impacts on other areas of HOMS and Idlib,” – said Peskov (quoted by TASS).
The Guardian notes that the attack on Aleppo resumed several hours after telephone conversation of the Russian President with the elected President of the United States Donald trump, which focused on Syria and joint efforts in the fight against what the Kremlin called “international terrorism and extremism.”
The Russian defense Ministry called false statements about the bombing of Aleppo
The defense Ministry called “ordinary lies” reports of the bombing aircraft of Russian air force hospital in Aleppo, told reporters the official representative of the defense Ministry major-General Igor Konashenkov.
“The message of Qatar TV channel Al Jazeera, located in the UK Syrian Observatory for human rights and other similar resources about the alleged bombing by aircraft of VC of Russia “for the third day of the hospital” in Aleppo – are a common lie,” Konashenkov was quoted by TASS.
According to the General, in the course of today caused a massive fire strike with cruise missiles on targets of terrorists “Islamic state” and “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (both organizations are banned in Russia) in Syria “was not a single target located in Aleppo”. “Aircraft of Russian air force and Syrian air force for 28 days did not cause any attacks on Aleppo,” – said Konashenkov.