The Syrian province of Aleppo is completely liberated from the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This was stated by the chief of the main operations Directorate of the General staff Sergey rudskoy, RIA Novosti reported.
“Government forces backed by the Russian space forces have achieved major success and caused significant damage to a large group of ISIS in Central Syria,” stated the General. According to him, the militants released 50 settlements and more than 2.7 thousand square kilometers of Syrian territory.
As reported in the defense Ministry, the terrorists are trying to escape in Deir ez-Zor, but to prevent this, the Russian space forces around the clock to conduct aerial reconnaissance, detecting and destroying armored vehicles, pickups with heavy weapons and militants.
On 18 August it was reported that the Syrian government forces surrounded the militants from the city Akerbat in the province of Hama. In addition, the Syrian authorities have established full control over a range of heights around settlements HSIA and es-Savanne. The last supply route for the militants with arms and ammunition in the area of Akerbat is fired under the control of government forces.