Russian submarine fires cruise missiles at IS targets in Syria’s Deir al-Zor – RIA

A still image taken from a video footage and released by Russia's Defence Ministry on September 5, 2017, shows the Russian frigate Admiral Essen in the Mediterranean Sea firing a Kalibr cruise missile at Islamic State targets near the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS TV

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian submarine on Tuesday fired cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria’s Deir al-Zor province, the RIA news agency cited Russia’s defence ministry as saying.

The submarine, “Veliky Novgorod”, launched three “Kalibr” missiles from the eastern Mediterranean, the agency reported.

(Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; editing by Vladimir Soldatkin)

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