Tahrir al-Smam claims that its suicide bomber hit Russian military convoy in Syria
Tahrir al-Smam stated that a suicide bomber affiliated with the group drove a car full of explosives into a Russian military convoy near Khmeimin airbase.
Several images of the explosion have been posted on Twitter showing Russian military vehicles travelling on the Bustan al-Basha road near Khmeimin Air Base and the subsequent blast.
Later, Syrian military officials denied the information, Al-Masdar News reports.
According to the Syrian officials, the image of the explosion was fabricated and taken out of context.
Al-Masdar reports citing Syrian officials that the explosion indeed happened but was caused by a spare fuel tank which separated from one of Russian …read more