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Russian Airstrikes Hit Hideouts Of Militants Who Left U.S. Garrison In Syria’s Al-Tanf (Video)

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Russian Airstrikes Hit Hideouts Of Militants Who Left U.S. Garrison In Syria’s Al-Tanf (Video)

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Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) had destroyed two militant hideouts in hard-to-reach mountainous terrain in central Syria, the deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria announced on June 2.

“The Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed two hideouts, used by militants who left the al-Tanf zone and took refuge in hard-to-access areas of the governorates of Homs and Deir Ezzor,” Major General Yury Popov said in a briefing.

Video footage posted to social media on the same day showed Russian strikes against militants hideouts in central Syria. However, it is unclear if these were the same airstrikes announced by the Russian Reconciliation Center.

A day earlier, Syrian media reported strikes by the VKS and the Syrian Arab Air Force against ISIS cells in the eastern Homs countryside. The terrorist group has been leading the insurgency against government forces in central Syria.

Attacks on government forces in the central region increased in recent weeks. At least 21 fighters of the Quds Brigade, a pro-government armed faction of mostly Palestinian fighters in Syria, were killed in an ambush on April 18 near the town of al-Sukhna in the eastern Homs countryside. The attack was blamed on ISIS.

And on May 3 at least 13 fighters of the National Defense Forces were killed in an attack by suspected militants of ISIS in the area of al-Kum, to the north of al-Sukhnah.

Around 200 U.S. troops are usually deployed at garrison in al-Tanf, along with hundreds of militants from a proxy group known as the Syrian Free Army. The coalition maintains a 55-kilometer no-fly zone around al-Tanf. Despite this, VKS warplanes fly over the garrison on a regular basis.

The U.S. claims that it is present in al-Tanf to counter ISIS. Nevertheless, the real purpose of the garrison is to block the strategic Damascus-Baghdad highway. In addition, the garrison is reportedly being used as an outpost to collect intelligence and facilitate Israeli attacks against Syria.

Syrian and Russian officials have repeatedly accused U.S. forces in al-Tanf of training and arming militants, including members of ISIS.

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jens holm

isis militant like sodomize me–normal for us

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jens holm

hard times for 0 id and pigs, goats, sheep.

_TomSawyer_

stop killing our nazis… jihadis!

sorry i lost track which terrorists we are supporting/funding where.

usa! usa! usa!

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thewhiterose

usa is pumping syrian oil dry with support of proxy groups. one day soon the axis of resistance will kick them out. it is time for one of histories turning points same as der untergang of the fuhrer!

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jens holm

before only assads and their dirty party got money for oil there.

the syrian got nothing.

jens holm

usa never has denied they are blocking that highway for all.

it was a fact assad syria leftover for many years didnt possesed and blocking for isis.

usa did.

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_TomSawyer_

omg stop with your nazi “english”, write in german already you eurotard!

guillable clown.

Satanic Anglo Scum!

al tanf is an illegal foreign occupational base aka a frontier fort in the the delusional minds of the top brass of anglo-american military, that base is housing terrorists! the goofy statement of the top anglo american commander of africa,” what these african states want is what the united states wants”, gtfoh.

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The US Empire Of Misery

americans sheltering terrorists at their illegal syrian base. what else is new. the americans used to do the same thing during the 80s where they trained terrorists at european military bases to commit terrorist attacks across europe to make countries afraid of russia and allow usa to install missile systems on their territory.

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goats or donkeys heaven

please send all goat lovers to heaven for the 99 virgin goats or donkeys, your choice, allah is compassionate.

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