Published: Thu, May 31, 2018
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria's Deir al-Zor: Ifax

Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria's Deir al-Zor: Ifax

"There were 35 pro-government forces killed, including at least nine Russians. Some of those Russian nationals were government troops, but not all of them", AFP quoted Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman as saying.

Russian Federation entered the Syria conflict in September 2015, offering support to Damascus which changed the course of the war, allowing government troops to retake more than half the country from rebels and IS militants. Regime forces entered Mayadeen on October 6, 2017, following overnight Russian airstrikes that reportedly killed 14 people, including three children.

Two Russian advisers directing the fire of the Syrian artillery have died on the ground, and five more were injured, two of whom died in the hospital, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Sunday, TASS reports.

"Two Russian military advisers, who directed the fire of the Syrian artillery, were killed on the spot", the ministry said according to the Russian news site Sputnik.

In Moscow did not specify the date or the exact location of the attack on the Syrian positions.

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It appeared to be a rare victory for Afghan security forces, who have struggled to secure the capital in recent months. All the attackers were killed by security forces after a almost two-hour assault.

The jihadist group itself claimed it attacked regime forces in japanese Syria on Wednesday. Totally 13 pro-government fighters were killed as well.

Rodskoy said that the Russian military, together with Syrian government army, had "gained significant success in freeing the key regions of Syria from the remnants of terrorist groups", listing several provinces "now under total control of the government forces".

Many headed towards the Badiya, the stretch of Syrian desert extending from Homs province through Deir Ezzor to the eastern border with Iraq.

The Observatory stated the evacuated fighters have been actively concerned within the latest assaults. US-backed fighters maintain the east financial institution. "The military doctors had been fighting for the life of two wounded servicemen, but they did not manage to save them", the ministry said.

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