In the course of the last three days, the aircraft of the Russian air group have performed 163 combat sorties engaging 285 terrorist objects
Since the last briefing, the Russian air group in Syria continued strikes against objects of the ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groupings.
In the course of the last three days, the aircraft of the Russian air group have performed 164 combat sorties engaging 285 terrorist objects.
In the course of the last 24 hours, the Russian air group carried out 59 sorties engaging 94 terrorist objects in the Hama, Idlib, Lattakia, Damascus, Aleppo, Deir ez-Zor provinces.
Near Salma (Lattakia province), Su-25 attack aircraft eliminated 3 ISIS fortified points with bunkers, mortar emplacements and permanent fire positions. Objective monitoring data confirmed the destruction of the engineer facilities of the terrorists.
In the Eastern Ghuta district (Damascus province), a strike was made on a large ammunition depot of the Jabhat al-Nusra grouping, situated in two metal hangars. Direct hits and further detonation of munitions destroyed the both objects.
Near Khibrat al-Amia (Aleppo province), unmanned aerial vehicles uncovered a base of a large ISIS illegal armed group with many off-road vehicles equipped with large-caliber machine guns, AA artillery systems ZU-23 and mortars in a mountain-woody area. After additional data check through other channels, two Su-24M bombers made strikes eliminating the base and all the automobile vehicles of terrorists.
Near Zaytan (Aleppo province), a Su-34 bomber made a pinpoint strike on an uncovered by air reconnaissance command centre of the local ISIS group, which coordinated combat actions against the Syrian army near the Kwaires airfield. As a result of a direct hit, the facility was completely destroyed.
In the suburbs of Deir ez-Zor, a Su-24M bomber carried out a strike on an ISIS strong point, which was destroyed after the detonation of the munitions.
Near Kifr Sajna (Hama province), a plant, which equipped off-road vehicles with large-caliber machine guns, mortars and AA artillery systems ZU-23, was destroyed. The workshops used by militants for re-equipment of military hardware were completely destroyed. UAVs confirmed 7 terrorist off-road vehicles to be on fire.
Movement of mobile automobile caravans, which deliver armament and ammunition to the militants in the eastern and central provinces, are being detected, especially at night.
The Russian air group pays particular attention to disruption of the terrorist logistic routes. These actions are carried out first of all in the Raqqah and Deir ez-Zor provinces.
To that end, the main roads adjacent to the areas of active battles were put under surveillance. Thus, in the al-Ghab plain (Idlib province), movement of a militants’ automobile column was uncovered. Resulting from an airstrike made by Su-25 attack aircraft, 3 trucks, a petrol tank vehicle and 2 escorting vehicles were destroyed. Explosion character shows that the trucks were carrying artillery munitions.
Near Tadmur (Homs province), Su-25 attack aircraft made an airstrike on a militants’ column. Direct hits destroyed 3 SUVs with large-caliber machine guns and 2 trucks with munitions.
Airstrike against terrorists’ fortified area in Latakia province
Strike on position area of militants (Hama province)
Airstrike at temporary base of militants’ receiption and training in Damascus province