Russian army says killed 'up to 200 militants' in Syria bombing

Update Russia said the militants were killed Syria during an air strike on a
Russia said the militants were killed Syria during an air strike on a "terrorist" base northeast of Palmyra. (AFP/File)
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Updated 19 April 2021

Russian army says killed 'up to 200 militants' in Syria bombing

 Russian army says killed 'up to 200 militants' in Syria bombing

MOSCOW: Russia's defence ministry said Monday that it had killed "up to 200 fighters" in Syria during an air strike on a "terrorist" base northeast of Palmyra.
"After confirming data through multiple channels on the location of terrorist facilities, Russian Aerospace Forces aircraft carried out airstrikes," the ministry said in a statement, adding that they "eliminated two hideouts" and "up to 200 militants".