5240 Russian sorties against terrorist targets since the beginning of Russian operation in Syria ~ [Reports]

the real Syrian Free Press

 Sergei Rudskoi-2

The General Staff of the Russian Army affirmed that around 2,000 oil tankers belonging to ISIS were destroyed in Syria since start of Russian military operation in implementation of the agreement between Syria and the Russian Federation to combat ISIS and confront international terrorism.

Chief of the Russian General Staff Main Operations Department Sergei Rudskoi pointed out in a press conference held on Friday that Russian warplanes in Syria carried out 5240 sorties since September 30, noting that Syrian sources provide the Russian Defense Ministry with extra information about the terrorists’ sites.

Rudskoi said that the Russian Air force focused its airstrikes at facilities of extracting, storing, transporting and processing oil in Syria that are controlled by ISIS, adding that till now 2000 oil tankers were destroyed.



The Russian military official displayed during the press conference a videotape which proves that the trucks were smuggling stolen oil across the…

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