The Russian Air Force has attacked 60 Islamic State targets in Syria in the past 24 hours, destroying 19 command posts, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement.
“In the past 24 hours, as a result of the strikes two ammunition warehouses, a plant producing ammunition and explosives, 30 firing positions and a machinery collection have been destroyed,” the ministry’s spokesman, Igor Konashenkov, said Tuesday.
The Su-24M, SU-25SM and SU-34 jets deployed for the mission have all returned to Russia’s Khmeimim airbase in Latakia, he added.
The strikes hit targets associated with Islamic State and Al-Nusra in the provinces of Hama, Latakia, Damascus, Aleppo, Idlib and Deir al-Zor, Konashenkov said.
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