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Syria, Russia attacks the Islamic State in Badia for 72 hours straight

Russia attacks the Islamic State in Badia for 72 hours straight. Maxi campaign of over 200 air raids caused at least 29 dead and numerous wounded in the ranks of IS between Hama, Aleppo, Raqqa and Deir Ezzor

Russia has carried out over 200 air strikes in the last 72 hours against the Islamic State in the Badia desert. Moscow fighters have targeted bunkers, caves, vehicles and IS posts between Hama, Aleppo, Raqqa and Deir Ezzor. The toll is at least 29 militiamen killed and many others injured. The maneuvers began on Saturday with almost 70 strikes and 13 dead terrorists. On Sunday there were another 30 with five victims among the jihadists. Finally, on Monday, nearly 90 attacks were carried out with eleven victims in the ranks of the group. The toll, however, is destined to rise as there are several militiamen injured even in a serious way.

The Russian offensive against IS is the longest ever, will it work?

Russia’s air campaign against the Islamic State between Hama, Aleppo, Raqqa and Deir Ezzor is the hardest and longest ever in the Badia desert since Moscow intervened to help the Syrian army (SAA). So far, in fact, the strikes had lasted a maximum of 48 consecutive hours. The change of pace was necessary as the IS jihadists had learned to react to air raids, hiding until their conclusion and then resuming the attacks in the quadrant. On this occasion, however, all the main targets in the area were hit simultaneously and repeatedly. In the near future, however, he will see you if the maneuvers have been really effective.

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