MOSCOW: The Russian frigate Admiral Essen fired Kalibr cruise
missiles at Daesh (ISIS) targets near the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Tuesday to help a Syrian
army offensive in the area, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
which was launched from the Mediterranean, destroyed command and communications posts, as well as
ammunition depots, a facility to repair armoured vehicles, and a large group of militants, the
The strike had targeted Daesh fighters from Russia and the
former Soviet Union, it added.