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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Russian long-range bombers strike in Syria


Official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov said in his press release that Russian strategic bombers TU-95MS bombers struck in Syria at the “IG” and “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (both group banned in Russia – ed.).

The strike, according to the report, was struck at 12:06 GMT.

Russian strategists have operated from the airfield Engels in Russia.

The blow was delivered missiles X-101 on the most important terrorist targets in the provinces of Deir ez-Zor and Idlib, which were previously opened to exploration.

“Sudden attacks destroyed the command centers of the terrorists, the areas of concentration of militants and accumulation of equipment and ammunition depots. Objective monitoring data confirmed the defeat of all the purposes”, – said Konashenkov.

He also added that the bombers were covered by the su-30 and su-35 from the airport Hamim and in the air was carried out refueling bombers from the aircraft Il-78.

The deployment of Russian troops in Syria. Chronicle of events
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