The 4th wave of Russia’s long-range bombers Tu-22M3 targeted this time objects of the ISIS terror group located to the southeast, north and northwest of the Syrian city of Al-Raqqa.

The airstrikes on ISIS de facto capital have destroyed a factory for chemical munitions, weapons and ammunition depot and a training camp.

The long-range bombers were protected by Russian SU-30SM and SU-35 fighter jets which took off from the Hmeimim air base in the coastal city of Latakia.

ISIS official account on social media, Aamaq Agency, admitted the attacks, saying that “27 have been killed, 55 others wounded due to 8 Russian airstrikes on residential areas inside Al-Raqqa”.

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Huub Eigenhuijsen
Huub Eigenhuijsen
2016-08-11 15:52

BRAVO COMRADES !

Jannat Nero
Jannat Nero
2016-08-11 15:12

What a great news!…keep it up Russia????

Md Mahbub Elahi
Md Mahbub Elahi
2016-08-11 15:01

good news

Greg
Greg
2016-08-11 15:03

Good!

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Prince Teutonic
2016-08-11 16:20

Only 10 bombs with 250 KG each that’s 2.5 tons of payload. That’s pretty small amount for such a big bomber. I think even B-52’s during WW2 had much bigger payload…

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vorman
2016-08-11 16:51

Where you read that info? Tu-22M3 can grab 69x 250 KG bombs or 8×1500 KG bombs.

Tony Gunner
Tony Gunner
2016-08-11 22:22

did not have B-52’s in WW2

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Conglomera
2016-08-11 23:51

Each bomber is assigned a “kill box” and will carry no more than the needed ordinance for the area to obliterate. As you can see the result have been devastating.

Miguel Castelo Branco
Miguel Castelo Branco
2016-08-11 16:05

We want more and more. Don’t stop !

Tartus66
Tartus66
2016-08-11 23:39

The actual payload capacity is 69 -500 lb bombs I counted 17 being dropped 8500 lbs. Its a fuel saving measure for such a long flight when the airbase gets upgraded they will presumably fly out from there with 40-50+ bombs. For that mission the 17 dropped was perfect 40 or so would have been a waste.

mikel mediavilla herrera
mikel mediavilla herrera
2016-08-11 15:01

إذا لم يكن لدى روسيا قاعدة في سوريا. (كما منظمة حلف شمال الأطلسي في قاعدة انجرليك) يمكنك عدم محاربة الإسلاميين، فعالية

Gulf Day
Gulf Day
2016-08-11 15:01

Who else? <3 ?

ShahEjanz Salim
ShahEjanz Salim
2016-08-11 16:27

News from the kuffar

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-08-12 03:08

kuffar kicks asses of mofo goatfuckers. Last trend is having gun-oil with 13% liquefied pig fat to make sure shithadists go straight to h**l… No more 72 virgins. Busses, aircrafts, airports, public places use pig grease more and more nowadays so if a shithadist blows himself, he’ll get crippled by pig bits then his carcass is haram…

Dario
Dario
2016-08-11 19:33

go Putin!

Comstock
Comstock
2016-08-11 22:10

Think the target on the upper left corner is this. https://t.co/gX54DXP0Bv

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Jens Holm
2016-08-12 14:00

I still dont get it. Most enemies are not that stupid staying in 100% bombing targets, and thats what they have known those buildings have been for a long time.

And if there were som chemical poison production it was already gone by Nato allies. Hidden deep underneth or what.

Can only see its cheep propaganda and trying to demoralize ISIS/Daesh demolishing Raqqa building one by one making people talk about the BIG RUSSIAN AIRFORCE and their doperman Putin. Wonder why he is not in the Olympics winning medals there too.

I have also decorated Raqqa he proudly cries out.

Omoyele AX
Omoyele AX
2016-08-11 15:31

Not chemical factory but water

Farhat Kaboudi
Farhat Kaboudi
2016-08-11 15:41
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Good.let them starve to death