After Syrian truce, Russian air strikes turn against ISIS with 10-hour blitz
The Russian Air Force Saturday targeted ISIS' primary oil supply route that stretches across the vast Syrian Desert from eastern Homs to the Al-Raqqa Governorate. Targeted were ISIS positions at the gas rich towns of Sukhanah and 'Arak, resulting in the destruction of several supply vehicles destined for Raqqa.
The blitz went on non-stop for ten hours, after which the Russian jets pounded the western Palmyra countryside. Earlier this month, ISIS recaptured this Syrian heritage town and the Russians and Syrian government are set to liberate it for the second time.