Russian warplanes carried out more than 800 airstrikes on Syria’s central region over the last 30 days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on July 30.
The airstrikes targeted hideout of ISIS cells in the deserts of Homs, Deir Ezzor as well as in the Hama-Aleppo-Raqqa triangle. The terrorist group has been very active in these areas.
According to the London-based monitoring group, at least 16 terrorists of ISIS were killed and 19 others were wounded as a result of Russian airstrikes.
Syrian government forces and the Russian Aerospace Forces have been mounting some serious pressure on ISIS cells in the central region. Yet, the terrorists are still carrying out large attacks from time to time.
On July 28, ISIS cells launched a large-scale attack on the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies in the western Deir Ezzor countryside. Seven Syrian service members were killed while repelling the attack. At least five terrorists were eliminated.
ISIS insurgency in central Syria will not likely end anytime soon. Nevertheless, the terrorist group is no longer in a position to threaten urban centers or strategic roads in the region.
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