Russia continues air strikes against IS in Syria

(VOVworld) - Russian Su-34 fighters from Hamedan air base in Iran continue bombing the Islamic State targets in the province of Deir ez-Zor, Syria.

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The Sakhu area in Aleppo city, Syria, was in ruins after Russia carried out air strikes against Islamic State on 15/08. (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Russia’s Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday that the air strikes were successful. Two command posts and several large training camps were destroyed; more than 150 rebels, including foreign fighters, were killed.

The day before, Russia also sent bombers from Hamedan air base for air strikes against the Islamic State and the Jabhat-Al-Nusra terrorist group in the three Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Deir ez-Zor and Idlib. Russian fighters destroyed five large warehouses with weapons, ammunition and fuel, several jihadist command posts and three training camps near Jafra and Deir ez-Zor villages. A large number of militants were also killed.

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