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Russia: Submarine returns after striking Islamic State targets in Syria02:03

Russia: Submarine returns after striking Islamic State targets in Syria

Russian Federation, Novorossiysk
December 15, 2015 at 23:50 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian naval troops who launched strikes against the Islamic State from a submarine in the Mediterranean, were cheered by crowds as they arrived back in Novorossiysk, Tuesday.

The submarine, 'Rostov-on-Don,' was on a mission in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea, where they successfully hit militant targets belonging to the so-called Islamic State in the Syrian Province of Raqqa. The Russian naval forces used 3M-54 calibre cruise missiles.

The submarine crossed both Turkish Straits of the Bosporus and Dardanelles without any incident despite the current Russian-Turkish tension, earlier on Tuesday.

Russia: Submarine returns after striking Islamic State targets in Syria02:03
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Russian naval troops who launched strikes against the Islamic State from a submarine in the Mediterranean, were cheered by crowds as they arrived back in Novorossiysk, Tuesday.

The submarine, 'Rostov-on-Don,' was on a mission in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea, where they successfully hit militant targets belonging to the so-called Islamic State in the Syrian Province of Raqqa. The Russian naval forces used 3M-54 calibre cruise missiles.

The submarine crossed both Turkish Straits of the Bosporus and Dardanelles without any incident despite the current Russian-Turkish tension, earlier on Tuesday.

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