Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian forces directed several strikes on the sites of ISIL terrorist organization in the city of al-Bukamal in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor city.
“Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers struck ISIL targets near the town of al-Bukamal in Syria on Saturday,” the Ministry said in a statement.
Command centers and weapon depots were among the targets hit by the bombers which flew over Iran and Iraq, according to the statement.
On Friday, long-range bombers Tupolev-22 and the submarine The Kolpino have dealt a massive missile and air strike against ISIL terrorists and infrastructure near al-Bukamal. Six strategic bombers Tupolev-22 and six submarine-launched cruise missiles Kalibr hit terrorists’ fortifications, weapons and ammunition depots, manpower and command centers.