The Ministry of defence: air group VC Russia destroyed in Latakia three fortified point of is militants


MOSCOW, October 26. Russian air group is destroyed in the Syrian province of Latakia three equipped with dugouts, pillboxes and mortar positions of the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG). This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.

“In the vicinity of the village of Salma, Latakia province, the su-25 destroyed three fortified settlement of militants, equipped with dugouts, pillboxes and mortar positions,” – said Konashenkov.

According to him, the Russian air group in Syria in recent days has continued its strikes on targets of terrorist groups “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (organization banned in Russia – ed.).

“For the last three days the aircraft of the Russian air group has performed 164 sorties on 285 objects of the terrorist organization ISIL. For the last day of the Russian air group made 59 sorties, during which affected 94 the object of the terrorists in the provinces of Hama, Idlib, Latakia, Damascus, Aleppo, Deir ezzor,” said Konashenkov.