Russia backs major Syrian assault
Russia has showed off its military reach with a barrage of missiles fired against Syrian insurgents from the Caspian Sea. (VIDEO) |||
Beirut – Syrian troops and militia backed by Russian jets mounted what appeared to be their first major coordinated assaults on Syrian insurgents on Wednesday and Moscow said its warships fired a barrage of missiles at them from the Caspian Sea, a sign of its new military reach.
The combined assault hit towns close to the main north-south highway that runs through major cities in the mainly government-held west of Syria, said the Syrian Observatory …read more
Source: Independent Online