Only 5 percent of Russian strikes on Syria target IS: Britain

A video grab made on October 1, 2015, shows an image taken from footage made available on the Russian Defence Ministry's official website, purporting to show an airstrike in SyriaOnly one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria have targetted Islamic State (IS) fighters, Britain’s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Saturday. British intelligence services observed that five percent of the strikes had attacked the militant jihadist group, with most “killing civilians” and Free Syrian forces fighting against the regime of president Bashar al-Assad, Fallon told the Sun newspaper.

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