Major General Oleg Polguyev, Commander of the contingent of Russia at the maneuvers, has informed today that Russian, Belarusian and Serbian special forces soldiers defeated a group of imaginary terrorists and freed hostages during the “Slavic Brotherhood 2016” maneuvers.
International tactical maneuvers “Slavic Brotherhood 2016” have been held from the 2nd until the 15th of November near Belgrade. Subunits of the Armed Forces of Russia, Belarus and Serbia have been participating in them.
“The main forces air dropped during the first stage of the maneuvers near Kovin aerodrome have moved forward to the area of Oresac firing range where they blocked a large terrorist group holding hostages. Russian, Belarusian and Serbian special forces groups having landed from Mi-8 helicopters have assaulted a building and freed hostages directly on the firing range”, Mr. Polguyev said.
“After the evacuation of the hostages, the military of the three countries have successfully accomplished the task of destruction of a camp of illegal armed groups with the fire support of Serbian infantry combat vehicles”, the General added.