Russian Fighter Jets Raze ISIS Sites in Syria’s Al-Bab Town

Russian Fighter Jets Raze ISIS Sites in Syria’s Al-Bab Town
Fri Dec 30, 2016 20:16:59

The Turkish Armed Forces announced on Friday that the Russian warplanes have carried out three airstrikes on ISIS positions in the town of al-Bab in Northern Aleppo.

The Turkish Armed Forces confirmed in a statement that at least 12 ISIL members were killed in Russian air raids South of al-Bab.

The Turkish military also said one of its soldiers was killed and five others were wounded in an ISIL attack to the South of al Azrak.

Also, Turkish warplanes carried out several airstrikes on ISIL's defense lines in al-Bab and Daglabash, destroying 17 targets and killing 26 militants, the statement said.

On Monday, the Russian Air Force started targeting ISIS positions in the town of al-Bab to back up the Turkish Army and its militant allies for the first time since the start of the Euphrates Shield Operation in Northern Syria.

Massdar news quoted a military source in Kuweires airbase as saying that the Russian fighter jets of Su24 and Su34 bombed ISIS positions in al-Bab Northeast of Aleppo for the first time following improvement of relations between Ankara and Moscow, FNA reported.

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