The Syrian military with the help of Russian troops seized the largest warehouse of weapons and armored vehicles of the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). On Tuesday, October 24, the Agency TASS with reference to own correspondent.
The Arsenal was discovered in the city Meladine in Eastern Syria. “There are a lot of weapons and various means of communication for foreign production”, — quotes Agency the words of Brigadier General of the Syrian Arab army Suhail Hassan, who led the operation to liberate the city.
According to him, the Syrian military will take at least six days to get these trophies left by the terrorists of ISIS after fleeing.
It is noted that a large part of the Arsenal of fighters consists of advanced weapons, adopted by the NATO countries — in particular, we are talking about weapons made in the USA, Belgium and the UK.
The militants seized Mayadin in July 2013. The city, located 40 kilometers South-East from the administrative center of the province of Deir ez-Zor, was a logistics center of Islamic state terrorists with a well-organized system of warehouses and workshops.
14 October, it was reported that the Syrian army drove the militants from Medina.