On September 9, a Russian serviceman was killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the Syria’s Homs governorate. The explosion hit a convoy of the the Russian military police when it was checking the route for a humanitarian convoy.
“The Russian military police were reconnoitering a path of a humanitarian convoy in Syria’s Homs province on September 9 when there was a roadside bomb explosion,” the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported.
The soldier who was in the armored vehicle was seriously injured. He later died from his injuries, despite the immediate medical assistance.
The exact place of the attack has not been unveiled.
This is not the first deadly attack on Russian military convoys in Syria in recent months.
On June 9, another explosion targeted the Russian military convoy in Hasakah. A Russian serviceman was killed and three others were wounded in a landmine blast. The incident took place near the Turkish-occupied village of al-Assadiyah.
Prior to that, an armored vehicle of the Russian military police was targeted in Idlib from the territory under the pro-Turkish militants’ control.
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