Russian, Turkish jets strike Islamic State in Syria: Ifax

Published : January 26, 2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian and Turkish jets carried out air strikes on Islamic State targets near the Syrian town of al-Bab on Thursday, Interfax news agency cited the Russian Defence Ministry as saying.

 

"As a result of this joint operation, Russian jets destroyed three command and communication points, as well as several militant strongholds," Interfax quoted the ministry as saying.

 

(Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Dominic Evans)

 

 
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