Russian Air Force Bombed 237 Terror Sites


Damascus: Escalating strikes against ISIS and other militants in Syria, The Russian Air Force has performed 131 sorties over the last two days, hitting 237 terrorist targets in various Syrian provinces, the Defense Ministry said.

“131 sorties were carried out from the Hmeimim airbase, during which 237 terrorist targets in Hama, Latakia, Homs, Damascus Aleppo and Raqqa provinces were hit,” Major-General Igor Konashenkov, Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesman said in a press briefing on Monday.

Russia had launched a massive strike against the Islamic State militants, which the West alleged a ploy to target anti-Assad forces in Syria. As major powers like the US and its western allies too have vested interest in Syria tension flared up between US and Russia begun escalating ultimately leading to a conflict resolution agreement between the two.