Long-range bomber Tu-22M3
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MOSCOW, 5 Dec. /TASS/. Six long-range bombers Tu-22M3 of Air and space forces of the Russian Federation caused Tuesday’s attacks on targets of militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. This was reported to journalists in the Russian defense Ministry.
“Today, six Russian long-range bombers Tu-22M3 taking off from the airfield on the territory of the Russian Federation, has dealt the group a blow to the warehouses of weapons and ammunition, the strong points and the accumulation of terrorist ISIL (formerly ISIS – approx. TASS) in the area of the settlement of es-Sayal the province of Deir ez-Zor. All the assigned targets destroyed,” – said the defense Ministry.