The militants found the Soviet gun M-46

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The Syrian military found in the liberated from the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG, an organization banned in Russia) territories in the area of the city Akerbat a large Arsenal of weapons. It is reported by Telegram-channel 4 Directorate responsible for monitoring activities of terrorists.

Found a large number of heavy machine guns and their ammunition and heavy weapons, including Soviet towed gun M-46 130 mm caliber. The authors of the channel must specify that all these weapons were captured by militants from the military.

“Without aviation support, the jihadists could have a long time to defend with so many weapons,” — said Directorate 4.

On 16 September at the headquarters of Russian troops in Syria said that in the area of Akerbat used for the preparation of the offensive on Deir-ez-Zor, destroyed more than three thousand objects of infrastructure of terrorists, reported RIA Novosti. He Akerbat released on 2 September. According to the military, the city was prepared for circular defense and had a lot of underground tunnels, bunkers and shelters.

Soviet gun M-46, is created in the second half of 1940-ies, continues to be in service in dozens of countries. In Syria it is used both military and illegal armed groups, establishing those guns on armored vehicles artisanal production, which is known as the gun trucks.