Russia says conducted 'mass strike' on Islamic State targets in Syria

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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 11:28 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian air force on Wednesday conducted a 'mass strike' against Islamic State targets across Syria using long-range bombers and cruise missiles, Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov was quoted as saying by the RIA Novosti news agency.

He said targets in Syria's Raqqa, Idlib, and Deir al-Zor provinces had been struck.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Andrew Osborn)