Defense Ministry: militants tightened to Deir-ez-Zor

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MOSCOW, August 28. /TASS/. Russian aerospace forces for the last night and Monday destroyed under Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor four tanks, 16 vehicles and two fortified banned in the Russian terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG), said on Monday the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation.

“The Russian VKS during the night and today continued to strike ISIL targets (formerly known as IG – approx. TASS) after destroying the four tanks, 16 all-terrain vehicles with heavy machine guns, six heavy trucks with ammunition and two equipped with fortified artillery positions,” – said in the defense Ministry.