Russia shells SDF positions with mortars and Katyushas

Following an aerial bombardment, Russian forces have started to shell SDF positions northeast of Deir ez-Zor with mortars and Katyushas.

Russian warplanes bombarded the positions of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the area of Koniko (Conico) gas field northeast of Deir ez-Zor Monday noon.

In the wake of the aerial bombardment, Russian forces started to hit the area with mortars and Katyushas.

Both aerial and ground attacks of the Russian forces are reported to be continuing at the moment.

The area of Koniko gas factory northeast of Deir ez-Zor was liberated by SDF fighters on September 23.