3 Russian troops were killed in a terrorist attack in Syria in late February, the Russian Defense Ministry said on March 25.
According to the defense ministry, the bodies of the killed service members were delivered to Russia.
The military added that following the attack the Russian Aerospace Forces and Special Operations Forces tracked and eliminated a group of 30 terrorists linked in the attack.
The defense ministry provided no details regarding the location of the incident. However, the ISIS-linked news agency Amaq claimed earlier that ISIS members had killed several Russians in attacks in the Homs desert. Most likely, the terroirst group was refering this incident.
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