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October 1, 2015 9:50 am

Russia Launches Second Round of Airstrikes in Syria, Hits 12 Islamic State Sites

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Russia continued its airstrikes in Syria on Thursday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Russia continued its airstrikes in Syria on Thursday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The strikes reportedly targeted sites in the north-west held by the Army of Conquest rebel alliance, as well as areas in Homs and Hama provinces.

Russia said it had carried out eight strikes overnight, and that it had hit 12 Islamic State (IS) positions hit in 24 hours.

Read full story at the BBC.

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