Russia's air force hit 27 "terrorist" targets in Syria overnight, the defence ministry said, as Moscow ramped up its campaign in the war-torn country.
"Russian warplanes conducted 22 flights overnight. The crew of Sukhoi Su-34, Sukhoi Su-24M and Sukhoi Su-25 aircraft struck 27 terrorist targets on Syrian territory," the defence ministry said in a statement, adding it had hit Islamic State targets in the provinces of Hama, Raqa and Homs.
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