Grouping “Islamic state” agreed with the Kurds on the exit of the militants from the Syrian city of raqqa in the direction of Palmyra, the Russian military in Syria has taken measures to prevent this. About it RIA Novosti said a source in the Russian defense Ministry.
“According to information confirmed by several independent channels, in raqqa between the command of Kurdish troops from the so-called “Syrian democratic forces” and leaders operating in the district of LIH factions reached an agreement to open the safe “southern corridor”. The terrorists the opportunity to freely leave the city if they go to the Palmyra,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
The source added that after receiving this information, the command of the Russian troops in Syria have taken measures to prevent the escape of militants in the South. In particular, the Russian air force on Thursday, may 25, destroyed 32 of a pickup truck and more than 120 militants of the “Islamic state”, EN route from Raqqa in the direction of Palmyra.
The spokesman stressed that all attempts of movement of militants towards Palmyra and build there groups will be severely suppressed. Russian drones around the clock monitor the exit path terrorists Raqqa in the direction of Palmyra, have been strengthened all types of intelligence. On the possible exit routes of militants working around the clock Russian unmanned aerial vehicles.
Planes and helicopters of Russian air force and units of special operations Forces brought the destruction of groups of militants in the area, said the Agency interlocutor.
Palmyra — Syrian city, which was under the control of the IG in may 2015. He was liberated from the terrorists in the spring of 2016, but in December, the extremists managed to bring it under its control. March 2, 2017, the Syrian army has repelled again Palmyra, and then to participate in demining city in Syria was sent by the Russian engineers.
Rakka — captured by the terrorists of ISIS city, which proclaimed as its “capital” in Syria. The capture of Raqqa is considered to be one of the main goals of the international antiterrorist coalition headed by the USA, leading the fighting against IG in Iraq and Syria. The Kurdish formations in the “Syrian democratic forces” are ground part of the forces under the control of the coalition.
IG in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability.