Russia destroys ISIS arms stores in Syria

(VOVworld) - Six long-range bombers from Russia on Sunday destroyed IS group’s weapon stores around the terrorist stronghold of Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria. The Defense Ministry of Russia said the bombers carried out raids to the southwest, east and northeast of Deir Ezzor, wiping out two command posts, six arms depots, IS vehicles, and a large number of fighters.

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Russia destroys ISIS arms stores in Syria (Source: VNA)

IS controls large parts of Deir Ezzor City and most of oil-rich Deir Ezzor province in the east of Syria, and has battled Syrian regime forces to control a key military airbase there.

On Friday, IS terrorists were forced out of the city of Manbij near the Turkish border by a US backed Arab-Kurdish alliance. Syrian government forces are also battling other rebel groups in fierce fight for the country's second largest city of Aleppo during this fortnight.

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