Russia suspects ‘state’ behind drone attack on its bases in Syria

Added: 12.01.2018 0:22 | 3 views | 0 comments


MOSCOW: An officer walks beside drones that attacked the Russian air base in Syria last week.—AP MOSCOW: Russia’s defence ministry on Thursday displayed a pair of drones that it said were captured following attacks on two Russian military bases in Syria, saying the attack required know-how indicating it was carried out with outside assistance. Russian President Vladimir Putin accused outside powers he wouldn’t name of staging the attack to derail a deal between Russia, Turkey and Iran that is intended to reduce hostilities in Syria. The defence ministry said Saturday’s raid on the Hemeimeem air base in the province of Lattakia and Russia’s naval facility in the port of...

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