Thursday, December 17, 2015

More firepower at Russian base as bombers pound Syria

HMEIMIM AIRBASE, Syria (AFP) – A fully armed Sukhoi-24 bomber roared deafeningly down the runway at Russia’s Hmeimim base in Syria and took off into the sky over the war-torn country.

Within a few minutes another jet laden with bombs hurtled along the tarmac after it and followed up towards the clouds. Then another, and another.    (READ MORE)