Advertisement

Russian submarine fires cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syria

Russian submarine fires cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syria
From Reuters - September 22, 2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian submarine fired cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syrias Idlib province on Friday, the Russian Defence Ministry said, saying it had targeted Islamist militants who had tried to trap a group of Russian military policemen earlier in the week.

The strike, launched from the Mediterranean by Russias Veliky Novgorod submarine, was part of a counter-offensive against a jihadi attack on government-held parts of northwest Syria near Hama on Tuesday.

Advertisement

Continue reading at Reuters »