Syrian government troops backed by combat aircraft of the aerospace defence forces of Russia “smoothed out” the city Akerbat in the Syrian Arab Republic from the militants of banned terrorist group “Islamic state”, announced on Saturday, September 2, the Ministry of defense of Russia.
“Units of the 4th armored division of the Syrian government forces in cooperation with units of the 5th assault corps volunteer detachments and the military Mukhabarat liberated the city Akerbat. The operation to destroy large groups of ISIS in the Eastern part of the province of Hama in the area of the strategically important settlement Akerbat was carried out with the active support of VKS Russia”, — stated in the message of the Russian military.
Russian military planes have destroyed the reference position and the terrorists ‘ armoured vehicles, artillery positions, command and control points and communication centers of militants.
“Thus, eliminated the last major center of resistance to the terrorists in Central Syria. Currently, units of the Syrian army is finishing off the remnants of the terrorist groups ISIS in garbatka the boiler”, — said the defense Ministry.