Russian aircraft struck the first blow to the terrorists from the airfield in Iran

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian long-range Su-24 attacked the positions of the "Islamic State" in Syria from Iranian Hamedan air base
12:01, 16 August 2016

Mahmoud Rashwani

Russian long-range aviation bombed in Syria, taking off from an air base in Iran for the first time after it was dislocated in Iran, reported the Ministry of Defense of Russia. 

Russian long-range bombers Su-24 attacked the positions of the "Islamic State" in Syrian provinces Aleppo, Deir al-Zur and Idlib from Iranian Hamedan air base.

Three command points were destroyed near the cities of terrorists Jafra and Deir al-Zur. After attacking the bombers returned to the site based in Iran.

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This was reported by Russian Ministry of Defense. Thus, the Ministry confirmed that Russian long-range aviation was redeployed to the Iranian base. Previously, Russian aviation performed their flights from South Osetian Mozdok.

It was reported arlier, that Russia redeployed its long-range bombers Tu-22M3 and Su-24 to the air base Hamedan in Iran. This will reduce the time for flights to Syrian targets by 60%.

Related: Russian jets launch countrywide airstrikes over Syria

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