MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Militants have attacked the positions of the Syrian armed forces in the province of Aleppo, injuring one soldier, Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit, the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said on Monday.
"Militants of illegal armed groups operating in the Syrian territory controlled by the Turkish armed forces have shelled the positions of the Syrian Arab Army near the Avsariya settlement of the Aleppo province. As a result, one soldier of the Syrian government forces was wounded," Kulit said
"Thirty-seven shelling attacks from the positions of the Jabhat al-Nusra* terrorist group were registered in the Idlib de-escalation zone in the provinces of Idlib (19 attacks), Latakia (11 attacks), Aleppo (3 attacks) and Hama (4 attacks)," Kulit said.
He said the number of attacks according to the Syrian data totaled 26.
*Jabhat al-Nusra (also known as Al-Nusra Front, Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, or al-Qaeda in Syria) is a terrorist group outlawed in Russia and many other states