The defense Ministry reported on the scale of the destruction of militants in Syria under the Deir ez-Zor: there killed more than 2.3 thousand extremists for 10 days. Also, Russian planes have bombed dozens of tanks and “Jihad-mobiles”, one hundred and fifty carts. Somehow among the dead identified 16 of warlords and extremists more than 400 immigrants from Russia and the CIS countries.
A report on the achievements made by the official representative of the Ministry of defense Igor Konashenkov. He said that the terrorists “suffered the most serious losses over the past few months.”
Quotes major-General TASS: “as a result of precise missile and air strikes of Russian air force from 19 to 29 September confirmed losses of terrorists made up 2359 militants were killed and about 2.7 thousand wounded. Among them, 16 commanders of various levels and more than 400 extremists come from Russia and the CIS countries. 67 destroyed reference points, 27 tanks, 21 the reactive systems of volley fire (MLRS), 149 vehicles with heavy machine guns DShK (“carts”), 17 “Jihad-mobiles” and 51 ammunition storage”.
Also Konashenkov told about the failed attempt to attack ISIS* and “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra”* on the West and East Syria”, Coordinated in time and direction of impact of the attacks of the militants on the positions of Syrian troops in the provinces of Idlib and Deir ez-Zor with the support of aviation of Russian air force were successfully neutralized, and the attacking fighters destroyed.”
According to him, now the Syrian army with the support of FSI completes the destruction of the group, invaded Syria from Iraq. The fighting in the Eastern province of Deir ez-Zor.
Saturday marks two years since the start of the operation the Russian HQs in Syria.
*”Islamic state” (ISIS, DAASH) and “jabhat an-Nusra” – banned terrorist organizations