Reuters logo
Russian bombers fire cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria: RIA
September 26, 2017 / 1:49 PM / 25 days ago

Russian bombers fire cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Tu-95 strategic bombers have fired cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria’s Deir al-Zor and Idlib provinces, the RIA news agency quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying on Tuesday.

The strikes were carried out at a safe distance from U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militias, the ministry was cited as saying.

Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Andrew Osborn

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below