Russian bombers fire cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria

By REUTERS
September 26, 2017 17:16
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MOSCOW - 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 Defense Ministry as saying on Tuesday.

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

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