The Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed 26 more pieces of the ISIS military equipment and 2 fortified strong points belonging to the terrorist group, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Monday.
“Russia’s aerospace force during last night and the day of Monday went ahead with successful attacks against facilities of the Islamic State [ISIS] to destroy four tanks, 16 cross-country vehicles armed with heavy machineguns, six trucks carrying ammunition and two fortified points, including artillery positions,” the ministry said.
The announcement came amid the continued clashes between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and ISIS in the Ghanem Ali area in southern Raqqah.
According to the defense ministry, following the failure in southern Raqqah ISIS is now trying to re-group its forces in the province of Deir Ezzor.
On Sunday, the Russian military announced that its warplanes have destroyed the most battle-tested and well-armed unit of ISIS in the Euphrates River valley. Over 800 ISIS members, 13 battle tanks, 39 pickup trucks armed with large-caliber machine guns and 9 mortars and artillery guns were reportedly eliminated.