Defense Ministry: VKS RF, for the day had completed 33 sorties over 49 objects of the IG in Syria


MOSCOW, October 19. The Russian aircraft in the aviation section of Syria for the day had completed 33 sorties over 49 objects of terrorists “Islamic state”, located in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Idlib, Latakia and Hama. This was reported today the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.

“The airbase Hamim made 33 sorties in 49 targets for terrorists, located in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Idlib, Latakia and Hama,” said Konashenkov.

According to him, during the day the air strikes destroyed two command centers of the terrorist groups, three warehouses of munitions and weapons, two underground bunker, 32 firing positions in mountainous-wooded terrain, nine fortified firing positions of the armed gangs, as well as a workshop for the production of launchers and rockets.

After combat missions all aircraft of the Russian air group returned to the base Hamim,” said Konashenkov.