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Russia: Air strikes destroy 237 militant targets in Syria – MoD spokesperson01:18

Russia: Air strikes destroy 237 militant targets in Syria – MoD spokesperson

Russian Federation, Moscow
November 2, 2015 at 04:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian airstrikes hit hundreds of militant targets in Syria over the course of the last 48 hours, Russian Ministry of Defence spokesperson Major General Igor Konashenkov announced during a press conference from the MoD HQ in Moscow, Monday.

Konashenkov said that "aircraft performed 131 combat sorties from the Hmeymim air base engaging 237 terrorist targets in the Hama, Lattakia, Homs, Damascus, Aleppo and Raqqah provinces." Fortifications, underground shelters and anti-aircraft positions were among the targets hit, he said. Also destroyed were warehouses allegedly under the control of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) near the village of Haras-el-Qatar, Damascus province.

Russia: Air strikes destroy 237 militant targets in Syria – MoD spokesperson01:18
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Russian airstrikes hit hundreds of militant targets in Syria over the course of the last 48 hours, Russian Ministry of Defence spokesperson Major General Igor Konashenkov announced during a press conference from the MoD HQ in Moscow, Monday.

Konashenkov said that "aircraft performed 131 combat sorties from the Hmeymim air base engaging 237 terrorist targets in the Hama, Lattakia, Homs, Damascus, Aleppo and Raqqah provinces." Fortifications, underground shelters and anti-aircraft positions were among the targets hit, he said. Also destroyed were warehouses allegedly under the control of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) near the village of Haras-el-Qatar, Damascus province.

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