Over 270 IS militants killed in Syrian army combat in Suwayda

Moscow: More than 270 Islamic State terror group (IS) militants were killed as a result of the Syrian armed forces’ offensive in the southern province of Suwayda in November, a spokesman for the Command of the Russian Forces in Syria said on Monday.

“During the operation, more than 270 militants were killed, a large stockpile of weapons of foreign production, munitions, shells, mines, including 12 US-made TOW anti-tank guided missiles, were seized,” Oleg Makarevich said.

He noted that the majority of militants came to the province from the area of At-Tanf, where a US military base is located. (Agencies)

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