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Syria: Russian airstrikes hits IS oil storage in Raqqa00:37

Syria: Russian airstrikes hits IS oil storage in Raqqa

Syrian Arab Republic, Raqqa
November 26, 2015 at 20:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Russian Air Force hit the oil storage facilities and oil transfer centres of the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Raqqa as part of their operations from Wednesday into Thursday.

The city and surrounding area is a strong-point of the militant group and is therefore a key target for coalition airstrikes.

The action come as Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting French President Francois Hollande in Moscow to discuss greater co-ordination of forces fighting against the militant group.

Syria: Russian airstrikes hits IS oil storage in Raqqa00:37
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The Russian Air Force hit the oil storage facilities and oil transfer centres of the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Raqqa as part of their operations from Wednesday into Thursday.

The city and surrounding area is a strong-point of the militant group and is therefore a key target for coalition airstrikes.

The action come as Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting French President Francois Hollande in Moscow to discuss greater co-ordination of forces fighting against the militant group.