Russia Fighter Jets Turn Areas near Syria’s Palmyra into Hell for ISIS Militants

Russia Fighter Jets Turn Areas near Syria’s Palmyra into Hell for ISIS Militants
Fri Mar 25, 2016 16:42:16

The Russian Warplanes carried out tens of combat sorties over ISIS’s defense lines in regions around the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur) in Homs province.

The Russian Defense Ministry announced that the country's warplanes hit 146 terrorist targets around Palmyra in Homs province from March 20 to March 23, stressing that more than 300 terrorists were also killed during the operations.

"From March 20 to March 23 Russian Air and Space Forces conducted 41 sorties around Palmyra, Homs province, hitting 146 military terrorist targets. Six command centers, 320 terrorists, five tanks, six artillery systems, two ammunition depots and 15 vehicles were destroyed," defence ministry said.

The Syrian soldiers, backed by the National Defence Forces (NDF), Hezbollah fighters and Syrian-Russian Air backup, are marching on ISIS concentration centers in Homs province to take back control over Palmyra, leaving hundreds of Takfiri terrorists dead or injured.

Since September 30, Moscow has been conducting pinpoint airstrikes on Takfiri terrorist targets in Syria at President Bashar al-Assad's request.

The Russian Aerospace Forces coordinate their actions with the Syrian army which is operating on the ground; FNA reported.

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