In Video | Russian Sub Launches Strike with Cruise Missiles on ISIS in Deir Ezzor.
The Russian Defense Ministry has announced a massive strike on Daesh targets in Deir Ezzor amid the Syrian army’s operation to wipe terrorists out from the province.
“On October 31, 2017, the submarine ‘Veliky Novgorod,’ from a submerged position,launched massive strike with Kalibr cruise missiles on important ISIL [Islamic State, ISIS, Daesh, banned in Russia] targets in Deir ez Zor province from the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea,” according to the Russian Defense Ministry’s statement released on Tuesday.
As a result of the strike with three cruise missiles, terrorists’ command posts, a fortified area where militants and armored vehicles were present, as well as a large arsenal of weapons and ammunition of Daesh terrorists near the Abu Kemal settlement in the Deir ez-Zor province have been destroyed as confirmed by means of reconnaissance.
The strike comes amid the Syrian army’s operation assisted by the Russian aviation aimed at eliminating rest of terrorists in the Deir ez-Zor province after the historic lifting of the three-year Daesh siege of the city of Deir ez-Zor in September.