In Syria killed a Russian officer

In Syria killed a Russian military Advisor captain Nicholas Afanasov. About it writes «RIA Novosti» with reference to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

According to military Department, an officer was killed during a mortar attack by militants in the city of Hama.

Afanasov was in Syria in the composition of the apparatus of the Russian military advisers and was responsible for training the personnel of the units of the Syrian army, said in a statement.

The defense Ministry has posthumously awarded the officer of the state award.

As of may 2 Moscow officially acknowledged the death of 31 servicemen in Syria. Later from media reports, it became known about death of two Russians.

In addition, the press reported that in the middle East, killing dozens of mercenaries private military company «Wagner».

In Syria killed a Russian officer 12.07.2017

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