Siranush Ghazanchyan — Public Radio of Armenia Nov 17, 2015
The Russian fighter jets launched airstrikes against the terrorists’ positions in Lebanon near the border with Syria for the first time on Tuesday, Fars News Agency reports, quoting informed sources.
According to the source, the attacks were carried out in Ras Baalbek in Lebanon’s Northern Beqaa Valley on Tuesday morning.
The source underlined that the operations were fulfilled successfully and the terrorists sustained fatalities and great damage.
It was the first time that the Russian fighters targeted the terrorists’ positions in Lebanon after they started missions in Syria late September.
On Monday, the Russian helicopters heavily bombed terrorists’ positions in the rugged areas of Qara in Syria and the area separating the Lebanese border town of Al-Qaa from Syrian territories where ISIL and al-Nusra Front terrorists are stationed.
Three Russian helicopters flew over Lebanon’s Northern border with Syria on Sunday.
The Russian airstrikes bombed terrorists’ positions in the rugged areas of Qara in Syria’s Qalamoun and the area separating the Lebanese border town of Al-Qaa from the Syrian territories.
Russia has been conducting precision airstrikes against terrorist positions in Syria at the request of Syrian President Bashar Assad since September 30.