WATCH: Russian warship and submarine fire cruise missiles at Islamic State


Footage shows the frigate Admiral Essen and submarine Krasnodar carry out four strikes against Islamic State.

The statement said that the US, Turkish and Israeli militaries “were informed in a timely manner of the missile launches through existing communication channels.”

Russia says that the strikes were aimed at shelters located near Palmyra. They contained heavy hardware and manpower of insurgents. They had been projected from Raqqah.

“Successful task performance confirmed high combat readiness of the Russian Navy forces as well as ship and submarine crews involved in the operation.

The Russian Navy has demonstrated its ability for conducting effective strike using high-precision armament complexes in short time after receiving the order.” 

All targets were reportedly hit.

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