The Levant News — Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces, Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub said.. Following the Russian airstrikes against IS in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other terrorist organizations, which have reduced the fighting capacity of the terrorists, the Syrian armed forces has kept the reins of military initiative through forming human forces equipped with arms and equipment, mainly the ‘4th Corps Storming’.
Gen. Ayoub added in a statement on Thursday.. “Today the Syrian armed forces started a wide- scale attack aiming at uprooting terrorists’ gatherings and liberating the areas and towns which have been suffering of the woes and crimes of terrorism”.
Russian Air Force started, 30th September, carrying out airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.
Russian air force, Syrian Air Force, conduct air strikes against ISIS:
A military source told that Russian air force, in cooperation with the Syrian Air Force, conducted a series of precise air strikes against a number of ISIS terrorists’ targets in Anadan, al-Atareb, Deir Hafer, west of Mansoura and al-Bab city, in the countryside of Aleppo province, which resulted in the killing of hundreds of terrorists, destroying tens of armored vehicles, two Grad rocket launchers and a big ammunition depot.
Army units killed ISIS terrorists and destroyed a vehicle equipped with a machinegun in operations carried out against their dens in the villages of Be’r Hafar and al-Hadath in the eastern countryside of Homs central province.