Russian forces destroyed an ISIS commander’s meeting in al-Raqqa Wednesday.
Top ISIS leaders were present at the meeting before it was bombed.
— Hassan Ridha (@sayed_ridha) December 30, 2015
Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported (translated):
A Russian bomber SU-34 attacked a building near the Syrian city of Raqqa where a rebel leaders’ meeting was being held as the Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesman Igor Konashenkov said. He pointed out that the headquarters were destroyed in result of the attack. According to his words, the intelligence on the meeting’s place was provided by representatives of patriotic Syrian opposition forces.
“We maintained a round-the-clock air-reconnaissance for two days in that area. After the rebel leaders’ arrival at the place had been confirmed, a Su-34 performed an airstrike at the building. In the result of a direct hit with a guided air-bomb the building and everything inside were destroyed” â€“ said the Defense Ministry’s spokesman.
Meanwhile the Russian Air Force has performed more than 120 sorties and attacked more than 420 terrorists’ sites for the las two days in Syria as the TASS [news agency] reports.
Moreover, according to his words, an ‘OSA’ [literally ‘Wasp’, the NATO reporting name is ‘SA-8 Gecko’ ] SAM system previously captured by the ISIL’s (banned in Russia) terrorists from the Syrian government’s army, has been destroyed near Damascus, using the information which had been received from the coordination centre in Baghdad.
Obama was golfing today.
— khon2 News (@KHONnews) December 29, 2015