Israel carries out Mediterranean missile test, detected by Russia
on 03/09/2013 11:03:36
Earlier US and Israel military sources denied Russian reports of missile launches in the region.
Russian media reported the launch of two ballistic 'objects' in the sea.
The Russian news agency reports quoted defence officials in Moscow, but later suggested a ship may have fired rockets for weather reconnaissance.
The move comes amid military manoeuvres in the region over the crisis in Syria.
Tensions are high in the region over the crisis in Syria and the deployment of US warships in the region.