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Russia carried out 71 sorties and conducted 118 air strikes in Syria

Russian media report that their air forces in Syria carried out 71 sorties and conducted 118 air strikes on ISIS positions during the past day
Russia carried out 71 sorties and conducted 118 air strikes in Syria

Russian media report that their air forces in Syria carried out 71 sorties and conducted 118 air strikes on ISIS positions during the past day in Idlib, Homs, Hama, Aleppo, Damascus and Latakia provinces. “Bomber Su-34 of Russian Air-Space Forces (VKS) destroyed the command post of the terrorist group of Al-Nusra Dzhebhat in the province of Homs”, – told Major-General Igor Konashenkov, the official representative of the Russian Defence Ministry on Wednesday, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to TASS agency.

“Near ​​the village of Tel-Bissau, Homs province, an air strike destroyed a two-story building of the Dzhebhat en Nusra command center”, – said the general.

General also said, that the number of sorties increased due to the increase in the number of proven and confirmed targets of terrorist infrastructure.

According to General Igor, all Russian planes at the airbase Hmeymim technically sound, ammunition and fuel amounts are sufficient. General also said, that the number of sorties increased due to the increase in the number of proven and confirmed targets of terrorist infrastructure.

“This fact is a convincing answer to various impersonal sources in some foreign media, allowing yourselves to speculate about the alleged lack of technical serviceability of our aircraft. Once again I want to stress that the Russian planes at the airbase Hmeymim are the all-weather aircrafts  and all the auxiliary services of our air group working smoothly, reliably and efficiently, “- said Konashenkov.

“We analyzed the methods of work of our foreign colleagues on this subject. Thus, to prevent their next stuffing, we say: we have fuels and lubricants, ammunition and all necessary supplies for the effective conduct of military operations in sufficient amounts,” – said the general.

It should be recalled that yesterday journalists Julian Röpke and Charles Lister spotted the Russian armored vehicles and soldiers in Syria.