Syrian troops and the Russian space forces destroyed a major center of resistance of the IG

The signs for the city Akerbat

Syrian government troops with the support of the Russian space forces liberated the city Akerbat in the province of Hama, eliminating thus the last major center of resistance to the terrorists of the “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the center of the Arab Republic. On Saturday, September 2, reports TASS with reference to the defense Ministry of Russia.

It was said that Russian planes were destroyed strongholds, armored vehicles, artillery positions, command posts and communication centers of terrorists.

“Currently, units of the Syrian army is finishing off the remnants of the terrorist group ISIS (“Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant”, the former name of the IG — approx. “Of the”) in garbatka the boiler”, — quotes “Interfax” the message of the Ministry of defense.

A day earlier, the Russian defense Ministry has posted on its YouTube channel a recording, which is seen as the Russian VKS strikes on convoys of militants, retreating in the direction of Deir-ez-Zor. In the description of the video stated that the su-35 aircraft attacked in the area of human settlements Akerbat and Madan Jadid, and the su-34 fired at the road section of the Deir ez-Zor — Razaf.

In mid-August it was reported that the Syrian army, with the assistance of the Russian space forces have surrounded the militants IG in Akerbat. Then it became known that the terrorists completely liberated the province of Aleppo.