Russian Military Advisor Killed In Mortar Shelling In Hama Province

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Russian Military Advisor Killed In Mortar Shelling In Hama Province

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A Russian military adviser, Nikolay Afanasov, has been killed as a result of mortar shelling from militants in Hama province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday.

The captain was tasked with training Syrian ground forces. He was granted a state decoration posthumously.

According to official statements, 34 Russian military servicemen have been killed since the start of the operation in Syria.

Meanwhile, according to some sources, a notable number of Russian private military contractors also operate in the country. A total number of casualties among them is unknown.

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  • Jan Tesarik

    RIP, hero

  • John Whitehot

    no article on the 2 US and 1 UK volunteers killed by ISIS?

  • Kell

    God speed brother.

  • Daniel

    If his had happened to a US soldier the US would be carpet bombing those who did this.