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Syria: Russian airstrikes destroy underground base in Hama01:17

Syria: Russian airstrikes destroy underground base in Hama

Syrian Arab Republic, Hama
October 18, 2015 at 02:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Russian Air Force destroyed an underground bunker complex belonging to opposition militants in Hama between Saturday and Sunday, according to a statement by the Russian Defence Ministry. Footage shows Russian jets dropping bombs on the target. Also reportedly destroyed in the raid was a column of armoured vehicles. The underground infrastructure had allowed opposition fighters to move undetected and engage government forces with greater effectiveness.

The Russian Air Force has hit 51 Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria over the past 24 hours, Defence Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Sunday. Targets included four command posts, six arms depots, a mortar battery, two underground bunkers, 32 field camps and six outposts.

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The Russian Air Force destroyed an underground bunker complex belonging to opposition militants in Hama between Saturday and Sunday, according to a statement by the Russian Defence Ministry. Footage shows Russian jets dropping bombs on the target. Also reportedly destroyed in the raid was a column of armoured vehicles. The underground infrastructure had allowed opposition fighters to move undetected and engage government forces with greater effectiveness.

The Russian Air Force has hit 51 Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria over the past 24 hours, Defence Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Sunday. Targets included four command posts, six arms depots, a mortar battery, two underground bunkers, 32 field camps and six outposts.

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