Russia Says Missiles From Submarine Hit 2 IS Targets

December 8, 2015 10:27 PM

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Russia Says Missiles From Submarine Hit 2 IS Targets

Russia said Tuesday that for the first time, it had struck Islamic State targets in northern Syria with missiles fired from a submarine in the Mediterranean.

In a televised meeting, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin that cruise missiles targeted two positions near the extremist-controlled Syrian city of Raqqa.

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