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Russia has flown more than 4,000 sorties in Syria since Sept 30: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s air force has flown more than 4,200 sorties in Syria since Moscow began a bombing campaign in the country on Sept. 30, Russian news agencies cited the Russian General Staff as saying on Tuesday.

Up to 145 sorties have been carried out by strategic, long-range bombers, TASS news agency reported.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Dmitry Solovyov

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