BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:20 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force has launched several airstrikes over the eastern countryside of Aleppo tonight, hitting several of the Islamic State’s (ISIS) positions between Deir Hafer and Al-Bab.

Russian jets traveled from the Hmaymim Military Airport in southwest Latakia to the Aleppo Governorate tonight in order to aid the Syrian and Turkish armies currently battling with the Islamic State forces in the Al-Bab Plateau and Deir Hafer Plain.

According to local reports, Russian jets primarily focused on the  road leading from Al-Bab to Deir Hafer; this area is where the Syrian Arab Army is currently attacking the Islamic State forces.

 

Russian jets are still launching airstrikes this minute, forcing the Islamic State terrorists to to avoid launching counter-attacks against the Syrian and Turkish armies in east Aleppo.

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