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A Russian military source announced on Friday that Russia sent an additional number of bombers to the Hmeimim air base in Lattakia.

Izvestia daily quoted the source as saying that an extra number of Su-24 and Su-34 bombers has been sent to Hmeimim base, used by the Russian Air Force in the fight against terrorism in Syria.

Su-25 fighter-bombers have been prepared to head for Syria, the source added.

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Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov stressed on Thursday that Russia will continue fighting terrorists and supporting the Syrian army in this regard.

The Russian Air Force started operations in Syria on September 30th, 2015 upon a request from the Syrian state. The Russian strikes have hit thousands of targets, destroying positions, equipment, vehicles, facilities and tanker trucks transporting stolen oil.


Russian and Syrian Warplanes Launch
Heavy Airstrikes on Terrorists in Hama

(FNA) ~ Terrorists’ strongholds in seven different regions in Northern Hama came under 75 air raids by the Russian and Syrian fighter jets on Friday.

The Russian and Syrian Air Forces carried out over 75 airstrikes above the terrorist-controlled villages of Souran, Taybat Al-Imam, Helfaya, Kawkab, Ma’an, Morek and Karrah.


The defense lines of Jund al-Aqsa, Jund al-Sham (Chechen militants), Jeish al-Nasr (Free Syrian Army) and Fatah al-Sham Front (the newly formed al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group previously known as the al-Nusra Front) formerly Al-Nusra Front) have been the main target of the Syrian and Russian fighter jets’ air assaults in recent days.

Reports said earlier today that Syrian warplanes and choppers targeted the concentration centers of the terrorist groups in Northern Hama, inflicting major losses and heavy casualties on the militants.

Syrian fighter jets and military helicopters, in joint air raids, hit militants’ gatherings hard in Latamina, leaving scores of the terrorist dead or wounded.

In the meantime, Syrian Army troops stormed Jund al-Aqsa’s positions in the town of al-Karrah and its surrounding regions in Northeastern Hama, destroying tens of vehicles of the terrorist groups.


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By H. Said, Syrian Arab News Agency, 30/9/2016
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