On Sunday, October 4, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that during the previous day the Russian aircrafts had made 20 flights, inflicting strikes on 10 militants’ objects of the “Islamic State” (IS,ISIL, an organization prohibited in the Russian Federation) in Syria. This is said in the message of the military agency on Facebook.
In particular, Su-25 fighters attacked a training camp of the militants in the province of Idlib, destroying a workshop for making “suicide bomber’s belts”. On the same territory they also eliminated four command centres of IS, a warehouse with ammunition and five armored vehicles. The aircrafts have also bombed three ammunition depots in the vicinity of Jisr al-Shughur in the same province. A control point and an ammunition depot near the village of Maaret En Nuuman have also been eliminated. In addition, the infrastructure of a militant training centre near the town of Al-Tabqa in the province of Raqqa was destroyed.
On September 30th Russian Aerospace Forces (ASF) began pinpoint strikes on the objects of the terrorist group “Islamic State” (IS) in Syria which is prohibited in Russia.
The operations began after the Russian President Vladimir Putin had received the mandate of the Federation Council on the use of the Armed Forces abroad Russia. The appeal for rendering military assistance to counter the Islamic State was received by Moscow from the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina