“Lattakia, SANA-A military source announced on Monday that air defense system intercepted hostile missiles coming from the sea into Lattakia city and confronted a number of them before reaching their targets,” the message says.
Later, Russian Defence Ministry informed that IL-20 with 14 military servicemen got lost, as Interfax reported. It supposed to have been back at the Russian base Humaimam, Syria.
“The spot IL-20 disappeared on the radars during the attack of four Israeli F-16 aircrafts at the Syrian objects in Lattakia province,” the statement says.
Earlier, as a result of Russia’s airstrikes at Syrian province Idlib 13 people died. Later, Russia claimed to be continuing bombardments in Idlib, “if necessary”.