Among the killed terrorists allegedly more than 400 extremists from Russia and CIS countries.
Attempts to attack the terrorist groups Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIL in the West and the East of Syria, ended in failure. This information has unveiled the official representative of the defense Ministry, major-General Igor Konashenkov.
“The terrorist group LIH and “al-Nusra” suffered the most serious losses over the past few months,” – said Konashenkov and stressed that “coordinated in time and direction of impact of the attacks of the militants on the positions of Syrian troops in the provinces of Idlib and Deir ez-Zor with the support of aviation of Russian air force were successfully neutralized, and the attacking fighters destroyed.”
The General said that “the result is precise missile and air strikes of Russian air force from 19 to 29 September confirmed losses of terrorists made up 2459 militants were killed and about 2.7 thousand wounded”.
Among the terrorists killed 16 commanders of various levels and more than 400 extremists, immigrants from Russia and the CIS countries.
According to Konashenkov, now Syrian troops backed by Russian aircraft completed the operation to encircle and destroy the invading of Iraq polutoratysyachnogo ISIS in the Eastern province of Deir ez-Zor.
As reported Корреспондент.net last week the defense Ministry announced about the “unique” operation in Syria, which during the day were reportedly destroyed more than 800 militant group Jabhat al-Nusra, and the Russian loss was only three wounded commandos.
However, it was later learned the murder of Russian officers around the same time, when carried out “special operation”. Also killed Lieutenant-General Valery Isupov, who led earlier, according to media reports, Pro-Russian separatists in the DPR.
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