Russian Missiles Aimed at Syria Crashed in Iran, U.S. Officials Say

October 8, 2015 5:08 PM

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BRUSSELS — Cruise missiles fired by Russia from warships in the Caspian Sea at targets in Syria have crashed in a rural area of Iran, senior United States officials said on Thursday.

It was unclear exactly where in Iran the missiles landed, or whether there were any casualties. The officials said that the flight path of the Russian cruise missiles would have taken them across northern sections of Iran and Iraq on the way to Syria. But not all of them made it there, one official ...

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