Russia launches cruise missiles at ISIL targets in Syria

Russia has fired four cruise missiles at ISIL targets near the Syrian city of Palmyra. They were fired from a Russian warship and submarine in the Mediterranean Sea.

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    Russia has fired four cruise missiles at Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) targets near the Syrian city of Palmyra.

    They were fired from a Russian warship and submarine in the Mediterranean Sea.

    Russia's Defence Ministry says it warned the US, Turkey and Israel before launching the attack.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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