Victory Continues as Russian Warplanes Destroy 819 ISIL Targets
The Russian air group in Syria has carried out 934 sorties in less than a month, the General Staff said Thursday.
Since the beginning of its operation in Syria on September 30, the Russian Aerospace Forces have carried out 934 sorties in Syria, destroying a total of 819 terrorist facilities, the Russian General Staff said Thursday.
Terrorists in Syria have lost offensive capabilities amid the Russian airstrikes and are deserting en masse to Turkey and Jordan, Andrey Kartapolov, head of the Russian General Staff Main Operations Directorate said. The Syrian Army continues its offensive in the provices of Aleppo, Latakia, Idlib, Homs, and Damascus, Kartapolov said.
“Combat operations are being conducted around those locations where the Russian aviation is not used, while the Syrian Army uses its heavy artillery against concealed fire units,” he elaborated.Russian forces have struck a bridge over the Euphrates river in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province, cutting off supplies for Islamic State militants from Iraq, Kartapolov added.