Two targets were destroyed by French planes …
The military response to the attacks in Paris of November 13 began. Sunday evening, the French air force carried out a massive bombardment of Raqqa, a stronghold of Daesh (Islamic State) in Syria.
The General Staff of the Armed forces says that during the raid of two important objectives were destroyed.
20 bombs dropped
During the attack, the French aircraft dropped twenty bombs on the outskirts of the Syrian city. Ten French fighter-bombers destroyed a headquarters and training camp, announced the Ministry of Defence.
“The first objective that was destroyed was being used by Daesh as a command post, jihadist recruitment centre and armoury and ammunition. The second objective was home to a terrorist training camp, “detailed the ministry in a statement.
Attacks on sites identified
“Planned on sites previously identified during reconnaissance missions conducted by France, the operation was conducted in coordination with US forces,” the ministry said.
“It’s an act of war committed by a terrorist army, Daech a jihadist army”, said French President Francois Hollande, warning that his country would be ruthless “on all fronts,” inside and outside “.