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 Russia started airstrikes over Syria, U.S. believes - Reuters

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U.S. official believes Russia has started carrying out air strikes in Syria.

A U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday the United States believes that Russia has started carrying out air strikes in Syria in the vicinity of Homs, adding that Moscow gave the United States a one-hour advanced notice of its operations, Censor.NET reports.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the information on the air strikes was preliminary and declined to give any details, including on the number of strikes or the aircraft used.

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The U.S. military's Central Command did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
 
 
 
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