More ISIS positions destroyed by Russian and Syrian airstrikes in Aleppo and Homs

Provinces, SANA – The Russian Air Force and the Syrian Air Force conducted a series of precise air strikes against ISIS positions.

A military source said headquarters for ISIS leaders were destroyed in Deir Hafer and al-Bab in Aleppo province.

Air strikes also targeted ISIS hideouts in Palmyra city in Homs, destroying 20 armored vehicles, 3 ammunition depots and 3 rocket launching pads, according to the source.

In the same context, the Russian Defense Ministry said the Russian Air Force carried out 20 sorties targeting 12 ISIS positions in the provinces of Idleb, Deir Ezzor, Lattakia and Damascus Countryside.

The Ministry’s spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in a statement two Russian warplanes conducted a raid on an ISIS camp in Kafr Oweid village in Idleb.

Wireless communications in several foreign languages were intercepted at the camp, which shows that foreign ISIS fighters were being trained at the camp, according to Konashenkov.

He said buildings used by terrorists as storage centers for explosives and material-technical and food supplies were demolished in the bombing of the camp.

The Russian military official added that two ISIS command centers were destroyed near Deir Ezzor as they were hit by concrete-piercing bombs.

Guided-bombs also destroyed an ISIS munitions plant in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, said Konashenkov.

In Lattakia countryside, an ISIS support post was hit by a Russian aircraft, where fortifications were completely destroyed and there were “numerous blazes caused by the detonation of ammunition and fuel supplies.”

Meanwhile, more terrorists are being killed and many of their weapons and equipment are being destroyed as the army units continued to target their positions in various areas.

Aleppo

At least 180 terrorists were killed and a training camp and a gathering of vehicles were destroyed in a series of air strikes carried out by the Syrian Air Force in Qubtan al-Jabal, Daret Ezza, al-Rashidin, Hreitan and Bashkoi in Aleppo countryside, according to a military source.

Earlier, the army units targeted ISIS terrorists’ hideouts and gatherings in Kafkif, Ain al-Hanash, Queires, al-Jaberiyeh, al-Jadideh, Erbid, Sharba’ and in the vicinity of the Air Force Academy, 40 km east of Aleppo city.

The operations resulted in destroying a number of vehicles, some of which equipped with heavy machineguns, while many terrorists were killed.

More terrorists were killed or injured others during army operations in Ein al-Jamajmeh, Deir Hafer, Maskana and al-Khafse in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province.

Army units also targeted terrorists’ movements and supply routes across the Turkish side in Qasr al-Breij and al-Bab city, 38 km northeast of Aleppo city.

Terrorists were also targeted in Rayan, Ein Sabel, Kabara, Tal Istabl, Hweijineh, al-Mfalseh, Jib al-Safa and al-Radwaniyeh in the surroundings of al-Sfeira in eastern Aleppo.

A number of the terrorists were killed and several of their vehicles, some equipped with machine guns were destroyed.

The army killed many terrorists and destroyed their arms and ammunition in al-Naanaie Square and the neighborhoods of al-Lairamoun, Bani Zaid and al-Shaar in Aleppo city.

In the western countryside of Aleppo province, an army unit killed many terrorists and injured others and destroyed their vehicles in the vicinity of Scientific Research Center.

Homs

The army’s air force destroyed two dens for ISIS terrorists in al-Qaryateen in Homs countryside.

Earlier, the army units fired at and destroyed dens and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in al-Ghajar village in Talbiseh and al-Rastan in the northern countryside of Homs province.

Another army unit targeted terrorists’ positions east of Kiseen village to the south of al-Rastan Lake, killing a number of them and destroying their arms and ammunition.

Lattakia

12 terrorists were killed and a car and a vehicle equipped with a heavy machine gun were destroyed in army air strikes in al-Farz, Salma, Ikko and Droushan in the northern countryside of the coastal Lattakia province.

Turkish, Saudi and Palestinian terrorists were among the dead.

Daraa

Army units targeted positions of terrorists and their supply routes across Jordan in Daraa al-Balad area and al-Mahtta neighborhood in the city of Daraa, southern Syria.

The operations left many terrorists dead or injured, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra, in addition to destroying a pickup transporting terrorists.

Deir Ezzor

The army units defending Deir Ezzor military airport destroyed 3 cars carrying weapons and ammunition and machine guns and a cannon for ISIS terrorists in the vicinity of the airport, according to field sources.

The sources also told SANA that a number of ISIS terrorists were killed during an army operation against one of their dens in al-Jafra village.

The army units targeted ISIS terrorists’ positions in focused operations in al-Sinaa and al-Rasafeh neighborhoods in Deir Ezzor city, inflicting losses upon them in personnel and equipment.

In another context, ISIS terrorists kidnapped scores of civilians in al-Mayadin city to force them to donate blood for the terrorist organization’s injured members, according to local sources.

 

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