In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, a bomb explosion is seen in Syria. Pentagon officials urged the Russian military on Thursday to focus its airstrikes in Syria on Islamic State fighters rather than opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad, U.S. administration officials said.
In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, a bomb explosion is seen in Syria. Pentagon officials urged the Russian military on Thursday to focus its airstrikes in Syria on Islamic State fighters rather than opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad, U.S. administration officials said. Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP
In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, a bomb explosion is seen in Syria. Pentagon officials urged the Russian military on Thursday to focus its airstrikes in Syria on Islamic State fighters rather than opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad, U.S. administration officials said. Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP

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