Aerial VIDEO: Russian Fighter Jets Strike ISIS Positions near Syria’s Deir Ezzor

Sun Aug 14, 2016 16:10:53

The Russian Defense Ministry said the country’s bombers destroyed 6 big depots, 2 tanks, 4 infantry combat vehicles and 2 command posts of ISIS (Daesh / ISIL) in Syria.

Six Russian Tu-22M3 bombers carried out airstrikes on ISIS positions near the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor on Sunday, Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement, Sputnik reported.

"On August 14, 2016, six long-range bombers Tu-22M3 took off from an airport of location at the territory of the Russian Federation, carried out a concentrated airstrike with high-explosive fragmentation weapons on the facilities of the ISIS Southwest, East and Northeast of the city of Deir Ezzor," the statement said.

The statement also said that the airstrikes destroyed two command posts, six big ammunition depots, two tanks and four infantry combat vehicles, seven all-terrain vehicles with heavy guns, as well as killed many terrorists.

The bombers successfully returned to the airport of location in Russia after fulfilling the tasks, FNA reported.

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