Russian aviation Russian aviation has struck a convoy of militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) , heading towards the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, destroyed more than 200 terrorists. On Monday, August 21, TASS reported.
They also destroyed more than 20 all-terrain vehicles with heavy weapons and mortars, armored vehicles (including tanks) and heavy trucks with ammunition for insurgents.
Earlier it became known about the role of the Russian HQs with the release of the terrorists of the Syrian city of es-Sohne. The operation took place in several stages. By Thursday, the Syrian army took control of a strategically important adjacent heights and blocked es-Sohne, and in the night on Sunday with the support of the Russian pilots dislodged militants from Northern and Western neighborhoods.
The opposition of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebels seeking his overthrow, has been running since 2011. The conflict escalated into full-scale civil war, which strengthened the terrorist organization, including Islamic state. The international coalition led by the United States in 2014 is conducting in Syria operation against ISIS. Of Russian air force strikes at militants in this country in the autumn of 2015.