Russian airstrike eliminates 40 ISIS terrorists in Syria including 4 influential field commanders
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 08-Sep-2017

Damascus, September 8: Russian forces which have been active in Syria for a long-time has again gained success against IS terror as per Russian Ministry of Defence statement. Russian aircraft near the city of Deir ez-Zor hit with an airstrike has eliminated communication center and 40 ISIS terrorists. The terrorist list includes four important field commanders, including IS "minister of war" Gulmurod Khalimov.

On September 5, information of a planning to hold a meeting at a disguised command center on the outskirts of Deir ez-Zor. The information was revealed through several channels. The meeting was to be held to discuss current circumstances and draw up urgent measures due to the whirlwind offensive by the Syrian government troops towards the city.

"As a result of a precision airstrike carried out by Russian warplanes near the city of Deir ez-Zor, a command center and a communication hub has been destroyed, while around 40 militants of the Islamic State terror group were killed," the statement says.

Among the terrorists killed, four influential field commanders are confirmed to be dead including the ‘emir of Deir ez-Zor’ Abu Muhammad al-Shimali responsible for finances and transfer of new recruits to the ISIS training bases.