Russian Aerospace Forces Destroyed 950 Terrorist Targets Over Past Week

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Russian Aerospace Forces Destroyed 950 Terrorist Targets Over Past Week

A Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bomber delivers a strike on ISIS near Syria’s al-Bukamal on November 2. Source: Russian Defense Ministry

According to official Russian Ministry of Defense media outlet Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star), Russian combat planes in Syria have destroyed over 950 targets of various terrorist groups in Syria during this past week, mostly in Deir ez-Zor province.

The targets were destroyed during more than 390 sorties that took place over the period. Also 173 drone sorties were conducted, which resulted in discovering 151 new targets.

On the ground, more than 500 acres were inspected by the sappers, demining more than 4600 objects in Syria.

Comparatively, the US-led coalition has conducted 37 strikes in Syria consisting of 65 engagements near Abu Kamal and Deir ez-Zor, according to operation Inherent Resolve website. The strikes destroyed a number of vehicles, ISIS tactical units, lines of communication, ISIS-held buildings and one ISIS training center.

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