Russian Su-25 jet downed in Syria, pilot killed - Defense Ministry
Feb 04, 2018, 02:10
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime recently resumed airstrikes on rebel-held areas such as Idlib province, prompting tens of thousands of civilians to flee their homes, according to United Nations officials. The pilot reported that he had ejected by parachute, and he was later killed on the ground. He was shot and killed when he resisted capture by opening fire from his pistol on the al-Qaeda-linked militants who tried to seize him alive. One social media video posting showed a body said to be that of the pilot.
The Russian Ministry of Defense has released footage of a precision strike targeting terrorists in Idlib, north-west Syria, in retaliation for the earlier downing of an Su-25 jet and the killing of its pilot. The pilot was killed while fighting against terrorists.
Initial findings suggest the plane was hit by a portable ground-to-air missile. The pilot ejected but was killed in an exchange of gunfire, the Russian defense ministry reported. One of the armed men shouts: "He is Russian".
"On February 3, 2018, a Sukhoi 25 Russian fighter jet crashed when flying over the Idlib de-escalation zone".
It happened in a rebel-held area near Idlib in the north of the country. Residents said Russian warplanes were responsible.
Syrian government forces and their allies launched a push into Idlib six weeks ago, inching closer to a key highway that connects Syria's two largest cities, Damascus and Aleppo. This plane was also carrying out raids there, ' said Abdel Rahman.
The scenario where a US-backed, US-supplied jihadist group in Syria uses USA weapons to shoot down a Russian plane and then murders the pilot on the ground should be seen as a near-nightmare escalation, drawing the United States and Russia terrifyingly closer to direct conflict.
In August 2016, five Russian soldiers were killed after their helicopter was shot down by rebel groups in Idlib.
Russian air force losses have been rare since it began its Syria campaign in September 2015.
The U.N. says more than 270,000 people have been displaced in Idlib because of the government onslaught since December 15.
A copy of the final statement did not mention the fate of Moscow's ally President Bashar al-Assad.
But the main opposition group, the Syrian Negotiations Committee, boycotted the meeting as did representatives of Syria's Kurdish minority.
The middle school is located on the Belmont High School campus and has about 365 students in grades six through eight. The school has about 365 students in grades 6 to 8 and nearly all are Hispanic and many are from low-income families.
Buckingham Branch Railroad leases the tracks and is responsible for maintenance, signaling and traffic dispatching on the line. The lawmakers were on their way to a strategy retreat in the countryside when the collision occurred around 11:20 a.m.
Just like modern stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have made soccer all the more popular in the United States of America. Still unsure? The series has been shown online since 2010, and the demand to watch it shows the growth is likely to continue.
But you can not do this. "This is letting him have his power over us". "She (the victim) will come out and tell you this". Update , 2/2/18, 1:15 p.m.: Margraves appeared in court again this afternoon, this time to apologize to the judge .
The company also extended support for Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions 1607, 1703 and 1709 by another six months. Nearly two years later Microsoft only managed to bring Windows 10 to 600 million active devices .
It invests in secured and unsecured senior debt, subordinated debt, junior subordinated debt, preferred stock, and common stock. It is negative, as 66 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes.
The storm will hit Minneapolis with snow on Saturday, but skies should clear by Sunday, when the city will host the Super Bowl. The safety measures were adapted after Mayor DeBlasio dropped Charlotte - a female groundhog standing in as Chuck - in 2014.
He's known as the voice of Counter-Strike, voicing the phrase "Counter-Terrorists Win!" and countless other VO in the game. Counter-Strike and its predecessors continue to thrive as an immensely popular multiplayer titles since its release.
Usually, there are some doubts about the safety of online casinos since there are plenty of cheaters in the network. Software used in the online casino belongs to individual companies and not an own developments of casino owners.
The Railways will end the fiscal with an operating ratio of 96 per cent, a negligible improvement from last year's 96.5 per cent. Goyal also said that the railways will get a gross budgetary support of Rs 55,000 crore from the Finance Ministry.
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.
Cleanopolis VR This educational title is primarily for kids but it doesn't mean that people of all ages won't be able to enjoy it. House of Terror VR This game gives you the chance to explore a haunted house full of monsters, traps, and very hard puzzles.
Scotland suffer crushing defeat to Wales in Six Nations
Brunel could entrust the key position of fly-half to a 19-year-old in Matthieu Jalibert , having coached the teenager at Bordeaux. Davies is also an Olympics Sevens silver-medallist, so if these two are selected, there will be plenty of skills on show.
Britain's May Bags 9bn in China Deals
She said: "I'm very pleased with the people-to-people links we have been able to build on in education and in culture too". Asked if she wanted to be leader in the next election in 2022, May repeated what she had said at the start of the trip .
Winter Olympics won't be shown live in Singapore
On 8 February, the freestyle skiers will leave for Pyeongchang from Japan where they are wrapping up their pre-Olympic training. In any case, Valentine's Day is happening during the games, so we're sure at least some of those 110,000 will be put to use.
Van on Fire After Ramming Into Shanghai Crowd
During the weeks-long period, authorities emphasize safety on the road and aboard planes, trains and ferries. The van was carrying reportedly gas canisters and burst into flames after hitting the fence.