Defense Ministry: ISIS over the weekend suffered the biggest losses in Deir-ez-Zor, ar Raqqah and Aleppo

Defense Ministry: ISIS over the weekend suffered the biggest losses in Deir-ez-Zor, ar Raqqah and Aleppo


MOSCOW, November 23. The terrorists in Syria for the last two days suffered the biggest losses in the provinces of Deir ezzor, raqqa and Aleppo. This was stated on November 23, the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.

“According to information coming to us through the information center in Baghdad, the biggest loss suffered by the terrorists in the provinces of Deir ezzor, raqqa and Aleppo,” – said Konashenkov.

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According to him, serious losses as a result of air strikes of the Russian space forces carried bands of terrorists operating in the area of human settlements Sarakeb, Idlib province, and qal’at El-Mudik, Hama province.

“Most of the gangs in these areas, despite the threats of their leaders, voluntarily left their positions, getting rid of the clothes and the symbols of ISIS and other groups, to disappear among the local population”, – said Konashenkov.

He also added that terrorists of ISIS ( banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state”), after the VC blows of the Russian Federation in the provinces of Idlib and Hama voluntarily leaving the position, despite the threats of the leaders.

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Russian aircraft conducting attacks against terrorists in Syria since September 30, November 17 and military have launched massive strikes on militants, including the use of strategic bombers. As reported in the Ministry of defence, aviation of the Russian Federation focused on the destruction of the controlled by the terrorists of the objects of extraction, storage, transportation and processing of oil. According to the head of the office of General of the army Sergei Shoigu, Russian air strikes, the terrorists of the “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia) lose $1.5 million every day.

The coalition led by the US conducts bombing of the “Islamic state” in Syria and Iraq. Western operation will continue with 2014.