Russian Intel: ISIS & Al Nusra trying to flee from Syria through humanitarian corridors

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Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ

RIA

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Director of the Russian Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, said that successful military action in Syria has led to the dispersal of large clusters of militants. Some militants are attempting to leave the combat zone for the purpose of carrying out terrorist attacks.

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Militants from Syria are trying to leave the war zone through the corridors of transferring refugees to the countries of Europe, Asia and Russia, said the director of the Federal Security Service of Russia Alexander Bortnikov.

“The success of the government forces in Syria, with the support of the Armed Forces of Russia have already led to the dispersal of several large clusters of fighters. There is evidence of ongoing terrorist attempts to leave the combat zone and, using established corridors of transferring refugees to enter the countries of Europe, Asia and Russia to carry out terrorist attacks, “- said Bortnikov Tuesday at a meeting of the National Anti-Terrorist Committee in Nalchik.

Since September 30, at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia has started airstrikes on the target “Islamic State” in Syria. During this time, Russian Airforce has inflicted on the terrorists more than three hundred strikes, destroying about 300 militants training camps, command posts, ammunition depots and other facilities. In addition, 26 cruise missiles fired ships of the Caspian Flotilla, which successfully struck ISIS targets.

General Staff of the Russian Federation said that the ISIS militants have suffered significant losses and have changed their tactics, dispersing their power and hiding in populated areas.

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