Russia says airstrikes hit IS targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province - RIA

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Six Russian warplanes carried out airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Saturday, RIA news agency quoted the Russian defence ministry as saying.

The ministry added that the planes flew from Russian territory and returned after the strikes, RIA said.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Toby Chopra)


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