Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Russian Su-34 bombers take off from Iran to target ISIS in Syria

On August 17, 2016, Russian bombers Su-34 took off from Hamedan airbase (Islamic Republic of Iran) with full fragmentation bomb charge and made an airstrike on ISIS terrorist facilities in the Deir ez-Zor province.

As a result, 2 command centres and large ISIS field training camps near the Deir ez-Zor city were destroyed, over 150 militants (with foreign mercenaries among them) were eliminated.

Su-35S, which had taken off from the Hmeymim airbase, covered the long-range bombers.


All Russian aircraft have returned to the airfield after accomplishing the combat task.

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