Four Russian warships strike at IS targets in Syria: Moscow

AFP , Wednesday 7 Oct 2015

A Russian warship
A Russian warship passes through the Bosphorus, in Istanbul, en route to the Mediterranean Sea, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 (Photo: AP)

Four Russian warships on Wednesday struck at Islamic State targets in Syria with cruise missiles, as Moscow ramps up its military campaign, Russian President Vladimir Putin was told by his defence minister.

"In addition to the airforce, four warships of the Caspian flotilla have been involved," defence minister Sergei Shoigu said, adding that the warships carried out 26 cruise missile strikes against 11 targets.

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