Russia: ISIS attacks Russian helicopter delivering aid to Hama

Moscow, SANA-A Russian helicopter delivering humanitarian aid to Hama was attacked by ISIS terrorists, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

The ministry said in a statement published Saturday that a Russian transport Mil Mi-8 helicopter on route to deliver humanitarian aid in Hama province came under fire from ISIS terrorists, adding that the crew managed to dodge the missiles.

Officers from the Russian coordination center in Hmeymim were onboard the helicopter, added the statement.

Russian and Syrian planes drop aid by parachutes over terrorist-besieged areas, mainly in Kefarya and al-Fou’a towns and Deir Ezzor city.


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