: :inin Kyiv (EET)

4 Russian soldiers killed in car blast in Syria

Russia`s Defense Ministry on Monday reported that four Russian military advisers were killed and another two were wounded in a vehicle blast in Syria on February 16, according to the Russian news agency TASS.

The vehicle was blown up as a vehicular column of the Syrian troops advised by the Russian servicemen was moving from the Tiyas military airbase towards Homs, the ministry said, TASS wrote.

”On February 16, 2017, four Russian servicemen were killed in the Syrian Arab Republic as their vehicle hit a remote-control bomb. The Syrian troops` vehicular column that included the vehicle with Russian military advisers was moving from the area of the Tiyas aerodrome towards the city of Homs,” the ministry said in a statement.

Another two Russian military advisers were wounded in the blast. Russian army doctors are now trying to save their lives, the ministry said.


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