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Russian warplanes and pilots.

At least four Russian cruise missiles are reported to have accidentally hit the Islamic Republic of Iran, according to two U.S. officials quoted on Thursday by CNN.

The missiles allegedly crashed Wednesday (Oct. 7) as they flew over Iran after being launched from Russian ships in the south Caspian Sea. They were headed for targets in Syria, via the Kurdistani skies of Iran and Iraq, where the missiles were seen flying low in the air.

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(video footage courtesy of the UK’s Daily Mail)

Russian officials said they coordinated the attack with Syria, Iran, and Lebanon’s Hezbollah guerrilla fighters using air, land and sea forces. The launch involved 26 cruise missiles fired from naval vessels about 900 miles away from their intended targets.

Most of the attack was allegedly focused on Da’esh (ISIS) terrorists, but it was clear that Russia was intent on pushing back Syrian opposition forces who had recently gained ground near the coast as well.

There have also been reports of Russian jets intimidating coalition forces as they fight to support the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. The U.S.-led coalition is fighting Assad’s forces and is backing the self-described “moderate” rebel faction.

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50 COMMENTS

  1. I hope Russia is there for assisting Assad and won't misfire agains the Land.
    Maybe some good ol APARTHEID needs to be introduced into the Land so we can prove the world right that there is now such a thing as israeli Apartheid AND provide all Israelis with good old South African forms of toime tested "White by Night " protection for its valuable citizens.
    Good Shabbos and Gd bless Eretz Yidroel

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