ISIS terrorists are planning to attack Russian warships in Turkey’s waters
Media sources disclosed that the ISIS terrorist group is getting ready to target Russian warships while passing through the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul.
The Arabic desk of RT quoted the Turkish-language Habertürk daily as saying that based on reliable intel the ISIS is planning to launch missile attacks on the Russian navy fleet as it sails through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait.
Some 146 locations that ISIL militants could stage missile attacks from have been spotted by Turkey, the daily reported on Tuesday, adding that Turkey has established control over these locations.
According to the daily, aerial and naval protection is being provided to the Russian ships during passage. A police helicopter and two assault boats accompany the ships also as a precaution against attacks.
Russian warship “Caesar Kunikov” passed through the Bosphorus on May 15 with a Turkish coast guard boat accompanying it. It was seen that soldiers were on duty on the ship’s deck.
Increasing safety procedures on the Bosphorus Strait are taken to prevent eruption of new tensions between Turkey and Russia.