Russian bombers fire cruise missiles at Islamist positions in Idlib

Tupolev Tu-95 bombers, taking off from the Engels airbase in eastern Russia, fired Kh-101 cruise missiles Tuesday at Islamist positions in the northern Syrian province of Idlib. They flew into Syria over Iran and Iraq. DEBKAfile: This was second day of heavy Russian bombardment of the command centers and troop concentrations the Al Qaeda Syrian affiliate, the Nusra Front, has set up at Idlib.

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