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07 Oct 2015, Russia --- RUSSIA. 7 OCTOBER, 2015. Pictured in this video screen grab is the Caspian Flotilla of the Russian Navy firing Kalibr cruise missiles against remote Islamic State targets in Syria, a thousand kilometres away. The targets include ammunition factories, ammunition and fuel depots, command centres, and training camps. Press and Information Office of the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS --- Image by © TASS/ITAR-TASS Photo/Corbis
07 Oct 2015, Russia --- RUSSIA. 7 OCTOBER, 2015. Pictured in this video screen grab is the Caspian Flotilla of the Russian Navy firing Kalibr cruise missiles against remote Islamic State targets in Syria, a thousand kilometres away. The targets include ammunition factories, ammunition and fuel depots, command centres, and training camps. Press and Information Office of the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS --- Image by © TASS/ITAR-TASS Photo/Corbis

The following is an excerpt from Tessa Berenson | October 8, 2015 | Time.com |

This was the first time the cruise missiles had been fired during wartime

Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in rural Iran, U.S. officials told the New York Times Thursday.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Russia fired the missiles without any advance notice and criticized the action as being “unprofessional,” the Times reports. It has not yet been revealed where exactly the missiles landed or whether there were any casualties.

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