More than three hundred militants were eliminated, 134 shelters, 17 observation posts were destroyed.
The Russian military said they have killed hundreds of militants in the so-called white desert in central Syria. This was reported by a representative of the Russian group in the republic.
In response to the death of Major General of the Russian Armed Forces Vyacheslav Gladkikh, 327 militants were eliminated by airstrikes from the Russian Aerospace Forces, 134 shelters, 17 observation posts, seven warehouses with materiel and five underground storage facilities for weapons and ammunition were destroyed.
The death of General Gladkikh became known on August 18. It was reported that an explosive device detonated on the side of the road on the way of the convoy, which was returning from a humanitarian mission.