US official: We have indications that Russia has started airstrikes in Syria

The US has indications that Russia has begun carrying out airstrikes in Syria, a US official told Reuters on Wednesday, hours after the Russian parliament approved the use of military force in the Middle Eastern country.
The airstrikes appeared to be carried out in the vicinity of Homs, the official said.
Russia gave the US advanced notice that it intended to carry out the strikes, the official added.