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Supported By Russian Warplanes, Syrian Army Repels Large ISIS Attack In Eastern Homs


Supported By Russian Warplanes, Syrian Army Repels Large ISIS Attack In Eastern Homs

Russian Su-25 attack aircraft take off from the Khmeimim airbase in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik

On July 2, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) repelled a large attack of ISIS terrorists on its positions in the eastern Homs countryside.

According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the terrorists clashed with army troops for several hours. Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) provided a close air support to the army by targeting nearby ISIS positions.

“Russian warplanes helped repel the attack by carrying out intense airstrikes on the organization’s [ISIS] positions,” the monitoring group’s report reads.

The offensive was apparently launched from the Homs desert, where hundreds of ISIS commanders and fighters are reportedly hiding.

Last week, ISIS terrorists killed two Syrian soldiers and injured a third in eastern Homs. Back then, the VKS responded with a series of airstrikes on the terrorist group’s positions in the Homs desert.

The VKS became highly active against ISIS remnants in central Syria in the last few months. Recent satellite images revealed that several Russian and Syrian warplanes were deployed in Deir Ezzor to support the ongoing operations against ISIS in the region.




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  • Ed

    And STILL they keep on coming

    • rightiswrong rightiswrong

      They get droned by the US if they fail to attack Syrians and Russians.

      The US shipped them to Syria, they need the US to get them out also.

      • occupybacon

        You know a lot if details for your small head.

        • good american

          He’s probably right.

    • jorge

      They keep on coming as the nazis do. Same behaviour and same social roots.

  • Damien C

    Now chase them into the desert where they have no cover and obliterate them guy!

  • Lone Ranger

    CIAisis is worse than herpes.
    Drop a tactical nuke on their dickheads.

  • Lone Ranger

    How the actual fuck are they surviving in the deep desert?
    Who is dropping them supplies…

  • Assad must stay

    very good please clear the desert of these trash

  • cechas vodobenikov

    the amerikan autocracy invaded these civilized societies to impoverish them–some of these immoral peasants join amerikan/turk ISIS to prevent starvation…when the turkey/US economies collapse in 2 years their ISIS barbarians will turn on them demanding burgers and baklava…they will scurry to Ankara and Topeka