Russia confirms death of an officer in Syria
Russian military adviser Major Sergey Bordov was killed in Syria as a result of an attack by militants on a military garrison of government troops. This was reported by Interfax, citing the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
The serviceman was part of a group of Russian military advisers who were training a unit of Syrian troops. “When the militants attacked, the Russian officer directed the Syrian soldiers, not allowing the terrorists to enter the residential area. During the battle, the officer was fatally wounded,” the department stated.
The man has been nominated for an award by the state.
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