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.
“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.