Hirunews Logo
Russian+missiles+%27hit+IS+in+Syria+from+Caspian+Sea%27
Thursday, 08 October 2015 - 9:14
Russian missiles 'hit IS in Syria from Caspian Sea'
46

Shares
5,632

Views

Russia says it has launched rocket strikes on Islamic State group targets in Syria from warships in the Caspian Sea - about 1,500 km away. 

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said four warships fired 26 sea-based cruise missiles at 11 targets, destroying them and causing no civilian casualties.

Syrian officials say, that meanwhile, Syrian ground troops have launched an offensive under Russian air cover.

Russia denies claims that its week of strikes have mainly hit non-IS targets.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
164 Views
1,693 Views
1,705 Views
38,980 Views
1,919 Views
40,154 Views
Top