Syria: A video footage was published by the Russian News-Front TV channel shows several soldiers of the Russian special forces being deployed to the front-lines in al-Ghab Plain in northern Hama countryside.
The Russian soldiers were seen walking alongside Syrian troops just 300m away of militant’s positions in al-Ghab Plain.
They are tasked with monitoring and observing jihadist rebels movements and positions in bid to coordinate attacks with the Russian air force.
This is not the first time, Russian special forces unit being spotted at the front-lines in Hama province.
Earlier this month, pictures were posted online of Russian soldiers in the surroundings of Kafr Nabudah town while launching mortar shells toward rebel’s positions.
Russian military is playing a key role in providing support to the Syrian Army in the ongoing offensive in northern Hama which aim to capture the demilitarized zone from jihadist rebels of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and allies.