Russia says airstrikes hit IS targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province: RIA

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 21, 2017 7:36 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Six Russian warplanes carried out airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Saturday, RIA news agency quoted the Russian defense ministry as saying.

The ministry added that the planes flew from Russian territory and returned after the strikes, RIA said.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Toby Chopra)