Russia says another group of its warplanes flies back from Syria

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Posted: Mar 16, 2016 1:18 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Another group of Russian warplanes has taken off from the Hmeimim airbase in Syria, flying back to their permanent bases in Russia, the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

The warplanes included an Il-76 transport plane as well as Su-25 jets, it added.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)