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Russian Air Force in Syria carried out 60 air strikes at Assad’s opposition areas

According to the Defense Ministry, during the past day Russian jets continued to carry out air strikes in Syria. According to the militaries, attacks were made allegedly on ISIS infrastructure
Russian Air Force in Syria carried out 60 air strikes at Assad’s opposition areas

According to Russian media on Sunday the Defense Ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov told the journalists that Russian bombers carried out 39 sorties from the Hmeymim air base and conducted 60 air strikes at 51 targets in the provinces of Hama, Latakia, Damascus and Aleppo, Joinfo.ua reports.

“As a result of strikes destroyed: 4 command posts gangs, 6 warehouses of ammunition and weapons, 1 mortar battery, 2 underground bunker, 32 field camp of terrorists, 6 strongholds of the militants,” – Konashenkov said.

Near the village of Salma, Latakia province, the Su-24M bomber struck the disguised ammunition depot in the mountains by anti concrete bombs. As a result of the ensuing detonation facility was completely destroyed.

In the province of Homs and the outskirts of the village of Tell-Bissau Su-34 bombers destroyed the underground fortifications of ISIS terrorists.

This facility had an extensive network of underground tunnels, which allowed the militants to appear discreetly in different areas of the city and conduct mobile defense against Syrian government forces.

In a bunker an arsenal of ammunition and explosive devices was equipped terrorist attacks and sabotage. It also housed a mini-factory for improvised unguided rockets production .

“I note that such buried fortifications are scattered in many areas controlled by terrorists in all the provinces of Syria,” – he said.

“The aerial reconnaissance near East Guta, Damascus province, found supplies point of gangs, from which the militants were provided with ammunition, food and fuel.

After further exploration of this object, Su-25 destroyed the point and four units of armored automotive vehicles.

In the north-western edge of the settlement Zeit of Chair, the province of Hama, the Su-24 bombers struck at the command post of one of the units of a terrorist organization “Jaish al-Fatah.”

The air strike disrupted completely the management of the units of the terrorist organization “Jaish al-Fatah” in the area, after which the militants fled the war zone, “- said the Russian Defense Ministry.

According to the report on the Ministry of Defense website, “all the planes of the Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic after combat missions came back to Hmeymim air base.

It should be recalled that yesterday Russian Defense Ministry reported that their air strikes destroyed several ISIS command centers and explosives warehouses.