Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Russian Navy Fires Cruise Missiles At The Islamic State From The Mediterranean

RT: Russian frigate & submarine fire 4 cruise missiles at ISIS targets near Palmyra – MoD

The missiles destroyed heavy equipment and killed fighters that Islamic State had transferred from its stronghold, Raqqa, to Palmyra, the Russian Defense Ministry has said.

The Russian warships, a frigate named Admiral Essen and submarine named Krasnodar, fired Kalibr cruise missiles on combat vehicles and militants outside the Syrian city of Palmyra, the Defense Ministry said.

The four cruise missiles were fired from the eastern Mediterranean, it noted in a statement. The submarine fired its missiles while submerged.

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More News On Today's Russian Navy Cruise Missiles Attack Against The Islamic State In Syria

Russian cruise missiles hit terrorist targets near Palmyra -- TASS
Russian Navy Launches Cruise Missiles From Sub on Daesh Targets Near Palmyra -- Sputnik
Russia fires cruise missiles at ISIL targets in Syria -- Al Jazeera
Russia fires cruise missiles at IS targets in Syria -- BBC
Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria -- AP
Russian warship, sub fire cruise missiles at IS in Syria: Moscow -- AFP
Russia fires underwater missiles at Islamic State in Palmyra, Syria -- UPI
Russian warships fire cruise missiles at Islamic State positions in Syria -- FOX news
Why Russia Unleashed Kalibr Cruise Missiles on Daesh in Palmyra -- Sputnik

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Hate Russian ships.

They always mean business.