Two Russian submarines target Islamic State in Syria
14 Sep 2017 - 17:35
Two Russian submarines have fired Kalibr cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea, ISIS targets in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
Seven Kalibr cruise missiles were launched today from Russias Velikiy Novgorod and Kolpino submarines in the eastern Mediterranean, the ministry said.
Targets hit included "control centers, communication hubs, militant weapons and ammunition warehouses in ISIS-controlled areas in southeast Deir ez-Zor," according to the statement.
The missiles hit all the planned targets, which were within a range of 500 to 670 kilometers.
Russia is assisting the Syrian military to liberate the countrys territory from ISIS elements.