Fort Russ – 4th June, 2016
Translated by Tom Winter
The Syrian army has entered the territory of Raqqa, which has long been under the full control of the ISIS militants. It is reported by Reuters, citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
As noted in the Observatory, the Russian Air Force helped support the advancing government troops. Previously, we recall, the Russian Defense Ministry said that a number of ISIS targets were eliminated north-west of Raqqa.
Yesterday the news portal Conflict News posted a video of the massacre of inhabitants in the Slough district in Raqqa. The people were trying to demonstrate against the terrorists, but as people approached, they opened fire on them with machine guns.
Raqqa is the de facto capital of the so-called “Islamic State” in Syria, like Mosul in Iraq.