Pinpoint strike on a militants’ strong point located in the mountain area of the Al-Ghab plain. Video by Ministry of Defense / YouTube
Airplanes of Russia's Aerospace Force operating in Syria have flown 88 missions from the Hmeimim airbase and have bombed 86 ISIS (Islamic State) targets in the past 24 hours, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov told reporters on Oct. 13.
"Over the past 24 hours, [Sukhoi] Su-34, Su-24M and Su-25SM airplanes have performed 88 combat missions hitting 86 facilities of the terrorist infrastructure in the provinces of Raqqa, Hama, Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo," he said.
The airstrikes targets command centers, field headquarters, ammunition and weapons depots, groups of military hardware, plants making explosives, as well as the militants' camps and bases, the Russian general said.
"Upon completion of their combat tasks, all Russian military airplanes safely returned to the Hmeimin airbase," he said.
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