Defense Ministry: Russian aviation destroyed Aleppo workshops and the “Islamic state”

MOSCOW, October 14. Russian planes destroyed near the Syrian city of Aleppo workshops where terrorists repaired vehicles, and base, where they trained mine-explosives. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.

“13 kilometers from Aleppo, the air strike has undergone repair shops where work was carried out on the restoration of the armored vehicles and the installation on vehicles of high permeability mortars, heavy machine guns and anti-aircraft installations ZU-23”, – he said.

In addition, in the same area was destroyed, the base is prohibited in the Russian Federation the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, also known as ISIL), militants were trained in mine-explosive case, said Konashenkov. According to him, the object was eliminated accurate shot of the su-34.

Also Russian bombers destroyed the command post of a large detachment of the “Islamic state” in the vicinity of Deir ez-Zor in Syria.

41 sortie

Aircraft of the Russian air group in Syria over the past day has made 41 sorties and attacked 40 sites of militants of the “Islamic state”, destroyed the source of supply of ammunition of militants operating in the province of Aleppo, said Konashenkov.

“The crews of su-34, su-24M and su-25SM with airbase Hamim made 41 sorties by 40 objects of the terrorist infrastructure ISIL in Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia, Hama and Deir-ez-Zor,” said Konashenkov.

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According to him, the point was kicked by means of reconnaissance identified the most important infrastructure of terrorists control points, warehouses and workshops material resources for the production of weapons of suicide bombers.

“As a result of successful air strikes blocked another source of ammunition supply of terrorists operating in the province of Aleppo,” – said Konashenkov.

Russian planes destroyed near the city of Aleppo in Syria workshops, where they constructed explosive devices and set them on the cars of suicide bombers, he said.

“Near the city of Aleppo bombers su-24M inflicted surgical strikes on objects on which the militants had collected explosive devices and set them on the cars of suicide bombers”, he said.

The General said, these machines were planned to be used to carry out attacks in the Syrian cities and towns, as well as for attacks on positions of the Syrian army.

Russian attack destroyed the ammunition and fuel and lubricants in the area of the settlement Christan in Syria, said Igor Konashenkov.

“In the area of the settlement Gritan su-25 attacked the ammunition dump and fuel storage ISIL terrorists. Precise strikes of high explosive bombs the facilities have been destroyed,” said Konashenkov.

According to him, after performing combat tasks and all the Russian planes returned safely to the airbase Hamim.

Konashenkov said that the Russian su-25 destroyed the training center of terrorists located in the mountains in the Syrian province of Idlib.

“In Idlib attack aircraft su-25SM struck in the center of training terrorists in the mountains. By means of objective control marked the detonation of munitions stored at the facility. The object is destroyed”, – he said, adding that all the Russian planes returned safely to the airbase Hamim after combat missions.

Attacks on targets of militants

Russian aircraft since September 30, strikes against the “Islamic state” in Syria at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In the grouping of the aerospace forces of the Russian Federation in this country includes more than 50 aircraft and helicopters, including the latest su-34 and su-30SM. To participate in ground operations in Syria Russia has no plans.


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).