PUTIN’S POUNDING: Russian Warplanes Hit 289 Terrorist Targets in Syria in Just Two Days
Russian warplanes have carried out 107 sorties and hit 289 terrorist targets in Syria over the past 48 hours, espanding the operation range from six to eight provinces, the Russian Defense Ministry said Friday.
“On November 11-12, [Russian] aircraft conducted 107 sorties, hitting targets in Aleppo, Damascus, Idlib, Latakia, Hama, Daraa, Homs and Deir ez-Zor,” Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.
According to Konashenkov, 184 terrorist fortified areas, 50 strongholds with military equipment and weapons and 34 command centers were destroyed by Russian airstrikes.
The Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed an ISIL ammunition depot in the Damascus province, which was supplying terrorists with rockets to shell the Syrian capital.
“Near Mgar in the Damascus province, a strike was conducted on an ISIL militants’ ammunition depot. Small batches of rockets aimed to be used for attacks on the Syrian capital were secretly transferred to this site.”
A Russian Su-34 bomber launched a pinpoint strike by a BETAB-500 bunker buster bomb on an ISIL ammunition depot in Syria’s province of Daraa, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said.
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