Defense Ministry: a significant portion of weapons and ammunition to is militants destroyed HQs


MOSCOW, October 12. Militants in Syria are making “desperate attempts” to strengthen the forces on the front line, a significant portion of their weapons and ammunition destroyed HQs of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of defense of Russia.

According to the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov, fighter-bombers su-34 from the air group VC Russia killed in the Syrian province of Idlib camp for training militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG).

“The su-34 fighters attacked the camp of the militants, located near the town of Mastema, in the province of Idlib. According to intelligence, this camp was used by the group IG as the accumulation point for militants arriving from other countries,” he said.

In the same camp “was carried out a comprehensive dopodomani of terrorists on programmes of special tactics and mine-explosive case under the guidance of experienced instructors,” said the representative of the Russian defense Ministry.

Su-24M of the Russian HQs destroyed staging post of the IG in Syria’s Latakia

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Also Igor Konashenkov said that the Russian bombers su-24M destroyed a major transit point of the terrorist group “Islamic state” with underground shelters and ammunition depots in the Syrian province of Latakia.

“As a result of dot blow of bombers su-24M in the area of the village of Salma, Latakia province, hit by high-explosive bombs destroyed detected using space exploration a major transshipment point with underground shelters and ammunition depots of ISIL”, he said.

He recorded a large fire caused detonation of ammunition. The object is fully destroyed, said Konashenkov.

Russia started the operation against militants grouping “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia) in Syria on 30 September, at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The aviation group consisted of over 50 aircraft and helicopters, including multipurpose fighter-bombers su-34, modernized bombers su-24M and su-25.

Russian su-25 bombed in the province of Hama IG mortars found by the drones

Russian su-25 killed in Syrian Hama province was found using drones mobile mortar position of militants, destroyed three vehicles with mortars and a truck with ammunition. This was reported today the official representative the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Igor Konashenkov.

“In the area of the settlement of tell-Sokak, in the province of Hama, the su-25 attack aircraft struck the detected unmanned means of reconnaissance mobile mortar positions of militants. As a result of point strike killed three equipped with mortars of all terrain vehicle and one truck with ammunition”, – said the General.

Earlier today the defense Ministry said that over the past day Russian aircraft have made 55 sorties against 53 sites forbidden in the Russian Federation the terrorist group “Islamic state”.

“ISLAMIC STATE”

Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria.

Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).