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Putin’s bombers blitz HUNDREDS of Islamic State targets in relentless siege

RUSSIA has pounded a staggering 263 Islamic State targets in Syria over the last two days as Vladimir Putin steps up his bid to wipe out the twisted terror group.

Moscow’s jets carried out 81 strikes on targets belonging to ISIS and other militants across Syria, according to the Russian defense ministry.

Russian bombers “destroyed a large fortified location of Islamic State militants,” including an air-defence gun and a tank, a defence spokesman said.

A spokesman said the bombers “destroyed a large fortified location” of sick fanatics including an air-defence gun and a tank.

He said: “In the area of the populated locality of Raqqa, SU-34 bombers hit two fortified block posts belonging to the terrorists, located on the outskirts of the city.

“Direct aerial bomb hits destroyed the terrorists’ fortified structures housing four units of automobile and armoured vehicles.”

But the official insisted it only hit “the objects of terrorist infrastructure” and were not near

It is the second time this week Putin’s air force has struck near the ancient city.

On Monday, Russian airstrikes reportedly wiped out key ISIS targets in Palmyra.

The attack destroyed a fortification – along with an underground bunker and anti-aircraft guns, a Russian defence ministry statement confirmed.

The strikes reportedly focused around a 13th Century castle to the west of the city’s Roman-era ruins.

The bombings are the latest in a series by Russian


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