Russia: 450 militants from the Washington-controlled al-Tanf area attacked positions of Syrian forces
21:40 - 13/10/2017
Information / Baghdad ...
The General Staff of the Russian armed forces announced the elimination of most of the troops, "Daash" after 450 of the gunmen who came from the area of Alnnf under the control of Washington, an attack on positions of Syrian forces.
"The situation in Syria during the last month has changed drastically." As a result of the active steps of the Syrian armed forces, the area under the control of the Dahesh organization has shrunk by 5,841 square kilometers, and 142 armed towns have been liberated, "said Sergey Rodzkoy, .
Rodskoy confirmed that "Da'ash" still controls about 14,800 square kilometers, representing less than 8% of the area of Syria.
The Russian military official pointed out that the leaders of "Daash" tried last month to progress widely to the depth of Syria with the participation of about 3000 armed, including gunmen arrived in Syria from Iraq.
"More than 1,000 insurgents with tanks, rocket launchers and artillery crossed from Anbar and Nineveh provinces, where the coalition forces are conducting operations, crossed the border in the town of Albu Kamal," he said.
He added that some armed groups were able to cut the Sukhna road - Deir al-Zour and access to the villages, stressing at the same time that the Syrian forces with Russian air support managed to destroy the armed forces.
He said that the Syrian forces managed to destroy the besieged "Daqash" units in the vicinity of the city of Akerbat in central Syria, and was able to encircle the city of the entire fields, adding that the central districts of the city are now being liberated.