Continuing Russian air strikes kill 180 ISIS terrorists

The Russian Defense Ministry reported Saturday that new air sorties had killed some 180 Islamic State fighters in the Abu Kamal vicinity in eastern Syria, including foreign reinforcements coming in from Iraq. One strike destroyed an Islamist outpost, killing 40 fighters from Tajikistan and Iraq and 7 SUVs with DShK and ZU-23-2 machine guns mounted on them.

A separate strike near Mayadin is claimed to have killed up to 80 terrorists, including 9 from northern Caucasus and destroying a command center and three ammunition dumps. In the same area, an air raid hit a group of 60 foreign fighters, nationals of a Russian republic, Egypt and Tunisia.
Abu Mohammad al-Julani, the Commander-in-Chief of Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Al-Nusra Front) was critically injured when Russian planes bombed the northern province of Idlib on Wednesday, killing 49 Nusra leaders.  He is still in a coma.

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3 thoughts on “Continuing Russian air strikes kill 180 ISIS terrorists

  • Oct 7, 2017 @ 22:00 at 22:00
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    Every one of these inhuman fiends must be destroyed. What they di to civilians (particularly Yazidi women) should never be forgotten or forgiven. One day the full horror of their evil will be reported in detail. Whoever supported them is complicit in their evil.

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  • Oct 8, 2017 @ 16:26 at 16:26
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    The Russians certainly how to wage war!

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  • Oct 8, 2017 @ 16:31 at 16:31
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    The Russians certainly know how to wage war!
    (above: please excuse my dyslexia)

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