Defense Ministry: Russian HQs for two days attacked 237 objects of terrorists in Syria


MOSCOW, November 2. Air group VC Russia for the last two days attacked 237 objects of terrorists in Syria for 131 sorties. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Igor Konashenkov.

“The airbase Hamim for the last two days made 131 sorties, during which defeated 237 objects of terrorists in the provinces of Hama, Latakia, HOMS, Damascus, Aleppo and raqqa,” said Konashenkov.

According to him, the Russian aviation group in the Syrian Arab Republic attacked the uncovered infrastructure of the terrorist organizations “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (organization banned in Russia).

Air group of the Russian space forces also destroyed an ammunition depot of the Islamic state in the province of Damas, said Igor Konashenkov.

“In the area of the settlement of Haraszti al-Qatar, in the province of Damascus, destroyed the warehouse of terrorists IG. As the result of being guided aerial bombs in the bunker, where he kept the ammunition, the object and all its contents was completely destroyed,” – said Konashenkov.

Russian aviatiei also destroyed the underground shelters and antiaircraft artillery positions of militants in the Syrian province of HOMS, said Konashenkov.

“In the area of Tadmor, HOMS province, the su-25 attack aircraft struck the fortified area of the militants ISIL (the former name of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” – approx.TASS). As a result of direct hits destroyed the fortifications, underground shelters, and positions of anti-aircraft artillery, which contained two installations ZSU-23,” – said Konashenkov.

“Objective control data confirmed their complete destruction”, the General said.

In addition, the Russian bomber su-34 destroyed a training camp of terrorists in the suburbs of Aleppo. “In the suburbs of the settlement of Aleppo by a bomber su-34 struck the camp intended for training coming from other countries fighters. As a result of the bombs hit an ammunition depot and a training infrastructure for training of terrorists completely destroyed”, – said Igor Konashenkov.

Konashenkov also said that the su-25 attack aircraft of the Russian space forces attacked the fortified post of militants in the Syrian province of Hama, destroyed armored vehicles and jeeps with anti-aircraft installations ZU-23.

“In the area of the settlement Cafer-Nbuda, in the province of Hama, the su-25 aircraft suffered a blow to the fortified point of the militants, which was two units of armored vehicles and two all terrain vehicle, equipped with anti-aircraft installations ZU-23,” – said Konashenkov.

Russian aircraft also destroyed in the Syrian province of Latakia command post and the communications hub of the group “dzhebhat EN-Nusra”, is able to suppress the radio communications of the Syrian military.

“In the area of the village of Salma, Latakia province, destroyed located on top of one of the tactically important heights command post with communications unit large gangs of grouping “dzhebhat EN-Nusra”, – said Konashenkov.

According to him, this item was carried out the control actions of the militants. “Moreover, the transmitter power of the communication node located at this altitude tactical, allowed to suppress the radio communication units of the Syrian armed forces,” – said the General.

He stressed that the bomb completely destroyed camouflaged in the forested, mountainous terrain item is prohibited in the Russian Federation terrorist group with all its content.

Russian aerospace forces inflict pinpoint strikes on the infrastructure of the terrorist organizations in Syria from 30 September, acting at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. To participate in ground operations in Syria Russia has no plans.