MOSCOW: Russia’s air force made 121 sorties and hit 424 targets in Syria during December 28-29, Russia’s defence ministry said Wednesday.

 

The ministry said that the strikes had occurred in Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia, Hama, Homs, Deraa, Raqqa and Deir al-Zor provinces.

 

The targets included a building in the outskirts of Raqqa, which was destroyed following a direct hit by an Su-34 bomber, following a tip-off that it was being used for a meeting of ISIS field commanders, the ministry said.

 

Daily Star