This morning the Russian VKS carried out several airstrikes on the Eastern part of HOMS. The main purpose of the aerospace defence forces of Russia have become radical Islamists from a grouping «Islamic state»* (also ISIS, ISIL — approx. ed.) next to the highway leading to Deir-ez-Zor.
Among the many goals of the Russian front-line bomber destroyed the command post of the ISIS militants in the village of Arak, which is located in the hydrocarbon-rich area near Palmyra. According to sources in the Syrian armed forces, in addition to controlled by terrorists buildings of the Russian aviation destroyed over ten armored vehicles and a small Armory.
Sukhoi videoconferencing also destroyed a defensive point of terrorists near the villages of al-Sukhan (province of HOMS) and al-Shula in the province of Deir ez-Zor). As a result of airstrikes killed more than two dozen militants.
* — The organization was prohibited in the territory of the Russian Federation by the decision of the Supreme court.