In Syria, a Russian plane accidentally killed three and wounded 11 Turkish soldiers

A Russian military plane accidentally attacked the Turkish soldiers in Syria, three people were killed and another 11 were injured.

This was announced by the representative of the Turkish Armed forces, reports «New time», citing Hurriyet.

The plane crashed into a building in which there were Turkish soldiers near the Syrian town of al-Bab.

The incident took place a telephone conversation of presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Erdogan. The Russian leader expressed his regret to the Turkish side.

As noted by Anadolu, citing the Turkish General staff, in the area of the operation «shield of the Euphrates» was done at 08.40 local time at the building, where the Turkish military.

The wounded were taken to hospital.

«The representatives of Russia said that there was a mistake in the coordinates of the strike, expressing regret and sympathy to the Turkish side», — reported in the Turkish General staff.

In Russia officials called the incident an accident. Both sides are investigating.

Recall, 24 November 2015 Russian bomber su-24, carrying out a combat mission in Syria, was shot down by Turkish air force. The pilot and Navigator managed to eject, but the pilot of the aircraft Oleg Peshkov was shot from the ground by local militants. Also during the rescue operation killed a marine Alexander Pozynich. Navigator captain Konstantin Muratina managed to save.




In Syria, a Russian plane accidentally killed three and wounded 11 Turkish soldiers 09.02.2017

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