Russia says its warships fired cruise missiles at Syrian targets

August 19, 2016 10:47 AM EDT

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian warships fired three cruise missiles at militant targets in Syria from the Mediterranean Sea on Friday morning, the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

The cruise missiles flew over unpopulated areas, the ministry added. It said the missiles targeted the Nusra Front, which has recently changed its name to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; Editing by Andrew Osborn)



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