Defence Ministry of Russia: Curise Missiles 'Kalibr' being launched on Jabhat al-Nusra

Source : 112 Ukraine

Small-size Russian missile ships Serpukhov and Zeleny Dol hit Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group targets in Dar-Taaza from the Mediterranean
18:21, 19 August 2016

RF Ministry of Defense

Three the Caliber cruise missiles were launched by Russia against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (sometimes called al-Qaeda in Syria) on the territory of Syria on August 19th at 10.55 am. The missiles were launched from small-size missile ships Serpukhov and Zeleny Dol of the Black See Russian Fleet from the deployment area in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean, reported Defence Ministry of Russia.

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According to Defence Ministry of Russia, strikes destroyed the command post and base of the terrorists near the village of Dar Taaza, a plant producing mortar ammunition and a big arms depot in Aleppo province.

According to the results of the objective control strikes planned targets destroyed.

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To ensure the safety of civilians, missile flight corridor was planned over an uninhabited area, according to the Defence Ministry of Russia.

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