Russian Warships in Caspian Sea Launch Attack on ISIL in Syria

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In other news, Russian warships have attacked Islamic State targets in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday during a meeting with President Putin.

“Besides using aviation to destroy militants, this morning ships from the Caspian Flotilla were brought in, four destroyers launched 26 cruise missiles at 11 targets from the Kalibr Marine Base,” Shoigu told Putin in a meeting televised by Rossiya-1.

All targets were destroyed, Shoigu said. "The attacked showed that our missiles are efficient at long range, up to 1,500 kilometers [932 miles]", he added.

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