Turkish, Qatari and
Emirati airplanes have transferred more than 500 ISIL terrorists
from Syria to Yemen following Russian
airstrikes on the terrorists’ positions, the spokesman for the
Syrian Armed Forces said Tuesday.
Brigadier General Ali
Mayhoub said two planes from Turkey,
one from the United Arab Emirates and a fourth from Qatar transported
500 ISIL terrorists fleeing from the country following the Russian
strikes to an airport in Yemen's port city of Aden.
spokesman from the Syrian Arab Army said on Tuesday that on
intelligence reports state that on October 16th, four planes arrived
in Aden Airport in Yemen, carrying terrorists from ISIS.
went on to say that upon arrival in Aden, the Saudi alliance officers
divided them into three groups: one went to Bab-el-Mandeb strait, one
to Ma’rib, and one to the Saudi regions of Jizan and Asir in order
to join the alliance forces which had sustained great losses during
their battles there, SANA reported.
The spokesman concluded
that information indicates that the process of transporting ISIL
terrorists from Syria will continue in the coming stage.
launched its military operation against terrorists in Syria on
September 30 upon a request from the Damascus government and since
then Russian air force jet fighters have made several gains against
terrorist groups operating in the