Russia says Iran-based bombers struck militants in Syria

By REUTERS
August 16, 2016 11:23

 
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MOSCOW - The Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that long-range Russian bombers based in Iran had struck a number of targets inside Syria.

Russia's state-backed Rossiya 24 channel reported earlier on Tuesday that the Kremlin had deployed Tupolev-22 bombers at an air base near the Iranian city of Hamadan to carry out air strikes against militants in Syria.

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