Russian Strikes on Syrian Militant Bases: A Strategic Update

In the past 24 hours, the Russian Air Force executed six targeted strikes on militant bases in Syria’s Homs and Deir al Zor provinces. These militants originated from the al-Tanf region where the U.S. has a military presence. The operation was confirmed by Major General Yuri Popov of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria.


Reuters | Updated: 11-06-2024 03:12 IST | Created: 11-06-2024 03:12 IST
Russian Strikes on Syrian Militant Bases: A Strategic Update

Russian air force carried out six strikes on militants in the Syrian central province of Homs and the eastern province of Deir al Zor, Russia's TASS news agency reported on Monday, citing a deputy head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria.

"Over the past 24 hours, the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out six strikes on identified bases of militants who had left the al-Tanf region and were hiding in hard-to-reach areas," the state agency cited the deputy, Major General Yuri Popov, as saying.

The United States has a military base in Syria's al-Tanf region, located across the border from Jordan.

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