Russian Jets Pound ISIS Targets in Syria


Damascus: The Russian jets on Tuesday bombed at least 12 Islamic State targets in the course of 20 combat sorties carried out in Syria, officials said. The raid destroyed the terror outfit’s command centers and training camps instilling panic in the terrorists.

Su-34, Su-24M and Su-25 have launched air strikes on 12 objects of logistic infrastructure, command posts, training camps and facilities of militants belonging to terrorist groups allied with Islamic State [IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL],” Igor Konashenkov, Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday.

The Russian jets destroyed an Islamic State army munitions plant outside Damascus as well as two command centers in Deir ez-Zor, according to the ministry’s statement. In the Idlib Governorate, a training camp for IS militants was eliminated, while several IS strongholds came under attack where ammunition depots were blown up.


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