Russian planes attacked positions of grouping "Islamic state" (IG) in the vicinity of Palmyra. On it informs Reuters referring to the summary of the Syrian state TV.
As informs TV channel, quoting a military informant, strikes in the area of Palmyra and North of the province of Aleppo (Aleppo).
During the strikes in the vicinity of Palmyra were destroyed 20 vehicles and 3 warehouses of weapons. In the province of Aleppo strikes occurred in the area of the cities of al-Bab and Deir-Hafer, approximately 20 km from withholding government forces airbase which is besieged by ISIS.
A Syrian military source said RIA Novosti that the strikes were targeted on 5 October on the positions of militants in the vicinity of Palmyra and 80 km from the metropolis, near the settlement of El Charlatan.
Earlier, on 30 September, the domestic aviation began a military operation against the forces of ISIS. Air strikes on is militants in Syria put 50 aircraft and helicopters, including su-24M, su-25 and su-34. The armed forces of the Russian Federation operating on the basis of the President powers of Vladimir Putin, received a request for military assistance from Damascus.
The Islamic state is a terrorist group, in the summer of 2014 proclaimed the establishment of a Caliphate on captured lands in Syria and Iraq. Its activities in the area of the Russian Federation is prohibited.
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