November 9, 2015 / 2:38 PM / in 2 years

Russia says flew 137 sorties, hit 448 targets in Syria in last three days

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s air force flew 137 sorties and hit 448 targets in Syria in the last three days, Russian news agencies quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

A frame grab taken from a footage released by Russia's Defence Ministry November 5, 2015, shows what Russia says is smoke rising after air strikes carried out by the Russian air force on a militants' fortified point in Latakia province, Syria. REUTERS/Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

It said that targets were at provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Idlib, Latakia, Raqqa, Hama and Homs.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Maria Kiselyova

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