Russian combat planes in Syria have destroyed over 650 targets of various terrorist groups in Syria during this past week, according to the report by the Defense Ministry of Russia, published in the official media outlet of the Defense Ministry Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star). The targets were destroyed during more that 360 sorties that took place over the period.
Russia’s Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu also reminded on October 27 that Russian Navy fleet based in the eastern Mediterranean Sea is providing active support to the Syrian Arab Army.
The Russian sappers have demined nearly 1000 objects in Deir ez-Zor, Russian Centre for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in the Syrian Arab Republic reported on October 26.
“In the past 24 hours, 33 hectares of the territory of the city and its suburbs, six kilometers of roads, and 35 buildings were demined, 963 explosives were discovered and destroyed,” the statement said.
A total of 741 hectares of territory, 183 kilometers of roads, and about 1,500 buildings, including schools, power plants and a hospital, have been inspected. Since the start of the Russian demining operation in Deir ez-Zor, 37,517 explosive items have been found and destroyed.
The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria continues working with the local authorities to help the refugees return to their homes, TASS reported.
“In the past 24 hours, 293 people have returned to their homes. 220 people returned to their homes in Aleppo, 52 in Rif Dimashq and 21 in Homs province,” the center stated.