Russian Tu-22M3 bombers that took off from Russian territory and reached Syria via Iran and Iraq conducted airstrikes against Daesh targets, focusing mostly on arms, munitions depots and command posts.
The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that "provided data confirm destruction of all assigned objects."
The Russian military has been conducting an air operation in the Abu Kemal area over the last several days. On Friday, the Kolpino, a submarine, launched six Kalibr cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea.
So far, more than 90 percent of the territory of Syria has already been liberated from Daesh, according to the Russian military. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has also said that Moscow's military campaign in Syria that has been ongoing since 2015 will be finished soon.
Russian Military Keeps Monitoring Situation in Deir Ez-Zor Province
The Russian Defense Ministry has opened a department of its reconciliation center in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor and the officers are carrying out the monitoring of humanitarian situation on the left bank of Euphrates River, the ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Russian military engineers continue the demining of liberated districts of Deir ez-Zor, according to the ministry.
"Over the last 24 hours, engineers have screened 25.5 ha [hectares] of the city and its suburbs, 21 buildings; located and defused 338 explosive devices," the bulletin said.
On Friday, the Syrian Armed Forces’ General Staff said that the army and its allies had liberated the city of Deir ez-Zor from Daesh.