Moscow denies harassing IS in Palmyra

Moscow denies harassing IS in Palmyra

World October 7, 2015 00:37

damascus - Moscow denies that Russian warplanes have carried out attacks Tuesday on targets of Islamic State (IS) in the city of Palmyra in Syria . An official of the Russian Defense Ministry called reports about the Syrian state " an absolute lie " .

"Our planes in Syria are not populated areas and certainly not places with monuments of architecture", said the spokesman of the department. According to the state would have been destroyed by the attack include twenty vehicles and three arms caches of IS .

Who the attacks carried out well , now onduidelijk.Er were also attacked targets in Aleppo province , as the place al- Bab and Deir Hafer , northeast and east of the city of Aleppo . What harm is there is still onbekend.

Bij about forty attacks since Monday in Syria nineteen fighters IS slain , said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights dinsdag.Palmyra Monday came in the news when it was announced that extremists of the Islamic State there called triumphal arch had been destroyed. The bow was one of the most important monuments of cultural heritage in the 2000 year old city.

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