Russian airstrikes target 40 ISIS sites in Syria

Moscow, SANA- Russian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that Russian air force struck 40 sites for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the countryside of Aleppo, Idleb, Lattakia, Hama and Deir Ezzor in the past 24 hours.

Spokesperson for the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konachenkov said in a statement published by Russia Today website that Su-24M warplanes destroyed during accurate airstrikes workshops near Aleppo used by terrorists to make explosive devices for suicide bombers.

An attack by Su-25SM destroyed two ISIS arms depots along with their fuel supplies in the area surrounding Hreitan, he added.

Konachenkov pointed out that Russian aircrafts also bombed terrorist workshops which were used to repair armored vehicles and equip SUV vehicles with mortars, heavy machineguns and anti-aircraft artillery systems which were located 13 kilometers from Aleppo, noting that a SU-34 warplane destroyed ISIS base which was used for making explosives in Aleppo countryside.

Russian warplanes also destroyed a training camp in the mountains of Idleb province, Konashenkov said.

In Hama and Lattakia provinces, SU-24 bombers eliminated ammunition depots and destroyed a command post for an ISIS group in the vicinity of Deir Ezzor city via SU-24 warplane.

Manar al-Frieh/Manal

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