A Hmeymim military base in Syria, which hosts Russian troops and equipment, was mortared on Monday, Aug 5.

A military source told SANA that at 15:30 local time, the targeted hit caused considerable human losses and material damage.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the said base was twice shelled on May 6, 2019.

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It was attacked from the area of the settlement of Zavia, located in the Idlib de-escalation zone and controlled by the Hairat Tahrir ash-Sham organization.