The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation on Monday, September 4, reported the death in Syria two Russian military contractors as a result of mortar shelling of a convoy of the militants of the terrorist organization «Islamic state».
According to the report, the military escorted truck convoys of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, reports TASS.
«While travelling in the province of Deir ez-Zor car convoy came under a mortar attack by terrorists of ISIS. In the result of attack one Russian serviceman was killed, another seriously injured», – said the defense Ministry.
«The injured soldier was quickly taken to hospital, where the Russian military doctors fought for his life, but the injuries were incompatible with life», – stated in the message.