25th March, 2016
Translated for Fort Russ by Soviet Bear
Russian aircraft have carried out 41 sorties in the area of Palmyra in Homs province on March 20th-23rd, according to the Bulletin of the Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria. Now, Syrian troops are retaking the ancient city from terrorists.
As was reported in the document, the RuASF bombed 146 objects of militants, and as a result they managed to destroy six command posts and the same number of guns, five tanks, two warehouses with ammunition, 15 military automobiles, and also eliminate more than 320 terrorists.
A ceasefire in Syria has been in force since February 27th, and applies only to those government troops and opposition groups that have declared support for the truce. The fight against groups that are recognized by the Russian Federation and the United Nations as terrorists continues.
The message also states that in the past few days, the cessation of hostilities was generally maintained, however, terrorists opened fire on government forces and militias seven times.