MOSCOW, November 5. Air group Air and space forces of the Russian Federation in two days completed 81 flight and attacked the 263 objects of terrorists in Syria. This was reported by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.
“For the past two days the planes of the Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic has completed 81 sorties on 263 sites in Aleppo, Damascus, Deir-ez-Zor, Idlib, Latakia, raqqa, Hama and HOMS,” – said Konashenkov.
What objects of terrorists destroyed
The Russian su-25 destroyed in the Syrian province of Idlib warehouse with anti-tank missiles for a terrorist group “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (banned in Russia), said Konashenkov.
“In the area of the settlement Maaret al-nu’man, Idlib province, according to information obtained through the joint information center in Baghdad, a few days ago on one of the warehouses was delivered a consignment of anti-tank missile systems”, – Konashenkov said, noting that weapons bound for militants to destroy armored vehicles advancing Syrian army.
“After confirming this information through multiple channels by a pair of su-25 on a given target was hit, in which the warehouse and all its contents was destroyed”, – said the General.
Konashenkov also said that the su-24M of the Russian Federation HQs destroyed the repair shops and located in seven units of armored machinery of fighters in the Syrian province of Aleppo.
“In the airport area Nijrab province of Aleppo on bombers su-24M destroyed located in several buildings workshops on repair of armored vehicles of the terrorist group ISIL (the former name is forbidden in Russia grouping “Islamic state” – approx.)”, – said Konashenkov.
“As a result of hits of bombs and workshops which were seven vehicles of terrorists were destroyed”, – he said.
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The su-24 was also destroyed near the Syrian settlement Tadmor the fortified area of militants who were more than 30 km from the ancient Palmyra. This was reported today the official representative of the defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.
“In the area of the settlement Tadmor, HOMS province, a bomber su-24 destroyed a large fortified area of militants ISIS /old name banned in Russia IG – ed./, and were in firing positions tank, anti-aircraft gun ZSU-23 and mortar battery,” – said Konashenkov.
“Destroyed fortified area of terrorists ISIS were located more than 30 kilometers from ancient Palmyra”, – said the General. He explained that the city of Tadmor is the largest settlement in a desert area, so it is indicated to refer to the area of application of Russian aviation.
He explained that the city of Tadmor is the largest settlement in a desert area, so it is indicated to refer to the area of application of Russian aviation.
“I draw your attention that the Russian air force strikes only on the objects of the terrorist infrastructure, which are at a considerable distance from the monuments,” – said Konashenkov.
This is not the first blow to the militants in the area of Tadmor in the last days. On Monday, the representative of the defense Ministry reported that the su-25 destroyed in the area of fortification of militants and positions with two installations ZSU-23.
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.