VKS RF 4 through February 11, destroyed nearly 1.9 thousand objects of militants in Syria

VKS RF 4 through February 11, destroyed nearly 1.9 thousand objects of militants in Syria

MOSCOW, 11 February. Aircraft of the Russian air group from 4 to 11 February made 510 sorties and destroyed nearly 1.9 thousand objects of terrorists.

This was reported by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.

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“Over the past week, from 4 to 11 February, the aircraft of the Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic has executed 510 sorties, during which defeated 1888 objects of terrorists in Aleppo, Latakia, Hama, Deir ez-Zor, Dara’a, HOMS, Hasakah and raqqa,” said he.

According to Konashenkov, “as a result of bombing raids by aircraft of the aerospace defence forces of Russia, terrorists are significant losses.” “In the province of Aleppo destroyed two influential field commanders,” – said the representative office.

In particular, according to Konashenkov, in the vicinity of the settlement of Kalat-Tahtani destroyed a large band together with commander Abu Maharam, also known as Farid al-Misri. “In the same province destroyed the field commander Abu ANAS Al-Shami of the terrorist group “Jaish al-sham,” – said Konashenkov.

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In addition, the Russian attack in Latakia was bombed nine truckloads of ammunition, destroyed more than 40 militants. “The su-25 along the road of El Charlatan – HOMS in the line of duty in the air discovered three car columns with the technique involved in the transportation of fighters, weapons and ammunition. This accumulation of equipment of terrorists was applied aviation kick. After the exploration set: destroyed nine heavy trucks with ammunition, two units of armored vehicles and more than 40 militants,” – said Konashenkov.

“In the vicinity of the city of Garia El-gharbiya, the province of Deraa, the su-34 struck at the stronghold of the militants. A direct hit of the corrected munition on the fortifications of the terrorists completely destroyed strong point. Objective control data confirmed the destruction of two armoured vehicles of the militants,” – said Konashenkov.

The militants are trying to flee to Turkey

Terrorists in Syria trying to defect to Turkey, “dissolved” among the civilian inhabitants of Aleppo also said the defense Ministry spokesman.

“Gangs operating in the area of Aleppo, is fixed by the mass desertion of the militants. Terrorists intimidate the local population and forcibly persecuting people to the Turkish border. Throwing the weapons, the militants are trying to dissolve in these columns, knowing that the Russian air force and Syrian government forces are never applied to target civilian population,” he said.

Konashenkov also said that Western media give the footage destroyed before the operation HQs of the Russian Federation the city of Aleppo for the effects of the Russian bombardment. “It came to the point that the frames destroyed long before the beginning of the Russian operation in Syria the city of Aleppo leading American and European TV channels appear to be consequences of the alleged Russian bombing”, said he.


“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).