Russia airforce, Syria army push ISIL back

DAMASCUS, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Russian air strikes have caused panic among terrorist groups forcing them to withdraw and in some cases to desert.

The intensity of combats in different points of the Syrian territory, and Russian air strikes are spreading panic among the terrorist groups, which start to withdraw and in some cases to desert.

Local sources in Idlib province confirmed that hundreds of terrorists have been moving to the northern Jirs al-Shougur city in the last few days, to then move from there to Turkey, and leave combat zones in the Syrian territory.

Many of these terrorists were part of the groups operating in northern Syria and which have had considerable loses in men, supplies and ammunition.

Hama province, 209 kilometers east of this capital, also reported a mass and hasty withdrawal of terrorists to northern localities, near the border with Turkey.

The Lebanese television also broadcast that 558 armed men have surrendered to Syrian authorities so far this week, and at least 258 wanted by the authorities have turned themselves in in Damascus, Idleb, Hama, Aleppo, Hasaka, and Deir Ezzor Provinces.

Another 300 armed extremists surrendered to the Syrian Army in Hama, and 560 men had laid down their weapons down in Damascus, Quneitra, and Homs.

For its part, Russian warplanes continued their anti terrorist mission on Wednesday and hit 40 targets of the ISIL movement in Aleppo, Idleb, Latakia, Hama, and Deir Ezzor provinces.

According to the Russian high command, Su-24M fighter-bombers have successfully attacked a factory of explosives and a car repair workshop in Aleppo.

In close coordination with the Russian Air-Squad, the Syrian Army ground offensive continues against armed extremist groups operating on Jobar and Harasta zones, retaking the control of a gas distribution company and various buildings.

 

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    • Les 08:44 - 2015/10/17
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      Good work ! Its about time someone got something done. Waiting for the U S to something, other than mouth off, is a waste of time. The U S is not the solution, they are the problem.