MOSCOW: Some 120 Daesh fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow said on Saturday. The ministry also said three senior Daesh commanders including Omar al-Shishani had been confirmed dead as a result of an earlier Russian strike. “A command post of the terrorists and up to 80 (Daesh) fighters including nine natives of the Northern Caucasus were destroyed in the area of Mayadeen,” the ministry said, adding that another 40 Daesh fighters were killed around the town of Albu Kamal. Mayadeen is one of the Daesh s last bastions in Syria. In another air strike, more than 60 foreign mercenaries from the former Soviet Union, Tunisia, and Egypt were killed in the Euphrates Valley south of Deir Ezzor. The ministry said “large numbers of foreign mercenaries” were coming into the Syrian border town of Albu Kamal from Iraq.
Daily Archives: October 7, 2017
Karachi: Police gunned down four alleged terrorists affiliated with banned Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent outfit on Northern Bypass. SSP Malir Rao Anwar said that the terrorists were killed in an encounter with a police party. He said that police conducted … read more
Peshawar: Despite Election Commission ban on development work in Peshawar NA-4, the constituency in which by-poll will be held on October 26, the development projects being initiated by the federal and provincial government, a sheer violation of the coded of … read more
Quetta: Frontier Constabulary (FC) Balochistan on Saturday foiled a major terrorism bid when it recovered huge cache of arms and explosives during search operations carried out in various parts of the province. According to a statement by military media wing, … read more
By Sameer Nazir Siyal KARACHI: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday inaugurated Kandhkot Gas Field’s reserves total about 250 MMscfd by the Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) a major operators in Pakistan for exploring oil and gas. The premier … read more