Photo: Telegram-channel 4 Directorate
In the Internet appeared the video, which depicted the consequences of the onset of the militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) on several stretches of highway Palmyra — Deir ez-Zor, taken in late September of last year. Footage of him on Friday, February 2, publishes Telegram-channel 4 Directorate, which monitors terrorist activity.
In particular, the footage can be seen executed prisoners and other consequences of the attacks of the jihadists in the area of human settlements Shula and Cabage. According to the channel, when the militants used a mobile part, moving through the desert on the pickups, and ambush passing on the highway buses with soldiers and trucks and cars.
As noted by Directorate 4, in the fighting were captured by two fighters of private military companies (PMCs) — the Russians Grigory Turcanu and Roman Zabolotnyi.
In addition, the militants managed to capture a 122-millimeter howitzer D-30, the charges for RPG-7, Kalashnikovs, armored high-explosive shells and the truck “Ural-4320”, equipped with ZU-23-2. This “Ural”, according to the channel, is controlled by Russian soldiers and PMCs were used for infantry support in offensive Syrian government troops in the Euphrates valley and during the battle for Deir-ez-Zor.
About the capture Turcanu and Zabolotnyi became known in October last year, when militants posted a video of their arrest and the testimony given in captivity. Their fate was not reported. According to some, men were executed.
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