October 2, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos
“The air strike targeted terrorists’ arms depots, shelters for military hardware, strongholds and command posts,” the ministry said.
“Su-30SM fighter jets from the Hmeymim airbase provided cover for the long-range bombers over Syria. After successfully accomplishing their mission, the Russian planes returned to their home aerodromes,” the Defense Ministry said.
The town of Abu Kamal is one of the last remainig ISIS strongholds in Syria and lays on the border with Iraq.