Six Russian long-range bombers Tu-22M3 bombers struck on Sunday, a new blow high-explosive munitions at the targets of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia) in the city of Deir ez-Zor in Syria. This was announced by Russian defense Ministry in his Facebook.
The Agency said that the Russian air force destroyed two of the control of terrorists, six large warehouses with ammunition, two tanks, and four infantry combat vehicles. It has destroyed seven SUVs with heavy weapons and “a large number of militants”.
Fighter aviation cover for the Tu-22M3 was carried out by su-30SM and su-35C from the airport Hamim. After the combat mission the aircraft returned to the base airport.
The defense Ministry accompanied the message with video.
The impact of the Russian aircraft on the positions of militants in Syria, was third over the past week. Thursday, August 11, bombers struck at ISIS positions in the area of Raqqa, which is considered the “capital” of the group.
The defense Ministry then announced that was destroyed by the field training camp of the terrorists, their cache of weapons, ammunition and fuels and lubricants, as well as a plant for the production of chemical munitions. The Agency noted that was able to destroy the “large number of militants,” but the exact figure is not given.
On Monday, 8 August, six Russian Tu-22M3 bombers struck blows to positions of terrorists near Palmyra. Aircraft, according to military authorities, managed to destroy the control room, and a large field camp of ISIS near the town of es-Sohne. Was also destroyed clusters of points terrorists, three APCS, 12 vehicles with heavy machine guns and “a large number of manpower of the opponent”.