RUSSIA has pounded a staggering 263 Islamic State targets in Syria over the last two days as Vladimir Putin steps up his bid to wipe out the twisted terror group.
06:23, Fri, Nov 6, 2015 | UPDATED: 08:42, Fri, Nov 6, 2015
A Russian SU-34 bomber
Direct aerial bomb hits destroyed the terrorists’ fortified structures housing four units of automobile and armoured vehicles
But the official insisted it only hit “the objects of terrorist infrastructure” and were not near historic architectural monuments.
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The attack destroyed a fortification – along with an underground bunker and anti-aircraft guns, a Russian defence ministry statement confirmed.
It is the second time this week Russia has targeted ISIS in Palmyra
Earlier this month the Kremlin boasted that four of its warships pumped 26 rockets into ISIS targets across ravaged Syria, in a devastating attack launched from the Caspian Sea.
It is believed Russia is targeting opposition of al-Assad