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    Russia Versus ISIL in Syria (618)

    The advanced aircraft are delivering airstrikes against the terrorists' positions in Syria.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Su-34 Fullback advanced attack planes are taking part in airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.

    "Russian Su-34 multipurpose attack planes have just returned to the Khmeimi air base [near Lattakia] after carrying out a combat mission," spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.

    Konashenkov added that Russian Su-24M and Su-25 jets carried out on Thursday a total of eight airstrikes on five ISIL targets in Syria.

    According to Konashenkov, the airstrikes destroyed an ISIL command post in the Idlib province.

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