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Surprising video reveals second Mi-17 helicopter is struck by missile over Syria

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A journalist and army aviation analyst, Babak Taghvaee has launched on its Twitter account the stunning footage captured the second the Mi-17 utility helicopter of Syrian Arab Air Drive was shot-down over Al-Nayrab.

The 70-second video, shared by the analyst, reveals that insurgent forces have downed a regime helicopter over the town of Idlib in Syria earlier immediately.

The helicopter was downed south of Idlib metropolis, the place rebels supported by Turkish artillery have been advancing close to the city of Nairab to push again Russian-led forces, Abdulah al Shami, a commander in a coalition of mainstream insurgent factions, informed Reuters.

On Monday night, Turkish forces hit 115 Syrian authorities targets and destroyed 101 of them in retaliation for an assault that killed 5 Turkish troopers in Syria’s rebel-held northwest, the Turkish Protection Ministry mentioned.