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Russia: Eighty-three 'terrorist targets' hit in latest Syria airstrikes - DM spokesperson02:41

Russia: Eighty-three 'terrorist targets' hit in latest Syria airstrikes - DM spokesperson

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 21, 2015 at 04:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson Major General Igor Konashenkov said that a high-ranked meeting of militants in the Idlib Province was hit by a SU-34, on Wednesday, speaking during a press conference from the Ministry of Defence in Moscow.

Konashenkov said that “by means of radio intercepts we received information concerning a meeting of commanders of illegal armed groups operating near Sarmin” and “the decision was made to strike the meeting place of the militants’ commanders.” He also noted that “additional checks of the information through other channels concerning the time and place of the meeting.” The Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson also reported that “Russian Air Forces in the Syrian Arab Republic have performed 46 combat sorties” adding that “83 terrorist targets” were hit during the latest round of strikes in the “Hama, Idlib, Damascus, Aleppo and Deir ex-Zor Provinces.”

Russia: Eighty-three 'terrorist targets' hit in latest Syria airstrikes - DM spokesperson02:41
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Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson Major General Igor Konashenkov said that a high-ranked meeting of militants in the Idlib Province was hit by a SU-34, on Wednesday, speaking during a press conference from the Ministry of Defence in Moscow.

Konashenkov said that “by means of radio intercepts we received information concerning a meeting of commanders of illegal armed groups operating near Sarmin” and “the decision was made to strike the meeting place of the militants’ commanders.” He also noted that “additional checks of the information through other channels concerning the time and place of the meeting.” The Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson also reported that “Russian Air Forces in the Syrian Arab Republic have performed 46 combat sorties” adding that “83 terrorist targets” were hit during the latest round of strikes in the “Hama, Idlib, Damascus, Aleppo and Deir ex-Zor Provinces.”

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