VIDEO: Russian strategic bombers strike ISIS in Deir Ezzor

Russia sends long-range strategic bombers in an assignment to pound the Islamic state positions amid ground troops advance in the oil-rich city of Deir Ezzor.

”Six Russian bombers ( Tu-22m3) have struck targets of ISIS near the key city of Al-Bokamal in Deir Ezzor province”, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry said.

“The bombers were covered by Su-30SM fighters from the airfield of Hmeimim in Syria’s Lattakia” the source said.

Yesterday, the submarine ‘Veliky Novgorod’ launched massive strikes with Kalibr cruise missiles on important ISIL targets in Deir Ezzor province from the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea,” according to the Russian Defense Ministry.