MOSCOW, December 23. Russian aviation from 18 to 23 December completed 302 sorties and bombed almost 1,1 thousand objects in five provinces of Syria.
These data were provided to journalists by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation Igor Konashenkov.
“For the past five days, from 18 to 23 December, the aircraft of the Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic completed 302 sorties on 1093 objects in the provinces of Aleppo, Idlib, Deir ez-Zor, Hama, HOMS”, he said.
“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).
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In particular, said Konashenkov, in the area of the settlement Habit in Idlib province the su-34 was destroyed a major training camp of the militants, “where there were a large number of experienced instructors, who arrived from Syria’s neighbour countries”.
“Information about this camp, where those coming from the territory of Turkey terrorists, a significant proportion of the citizens of CIS countries, was from the Patriotic Syrian opposition about a week ago,” said the General.
In addition, in the area of Minnick, the province of Aleppo, the su-34 bombed the command post of one of the gangs of the group “Ahrar-al-sham”, said the representative of the Ministry of defense. “As a result of direct exposure to the facility was completely destroyed”, – he stressed.
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Another blow was inflicted by the su-24 in the suburbs of the city Main in the province of HOMS, said Konashenkov. According to him, it destroyed three trucks and SUV’s with six large-caliber machine guns, belonging to “Islamic state” (is prohibited in the Russian Federation a terrorist organization).
Russian air force strikes on targets of terrorists in Syria from 30 September, acting at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.