In Syria killed a Russian military – defense Ministry

Two Russian servicemen were killed in Syria in an attack by militants, reports the defense Ministry.

“Russian contract servicemen, who were in one of the units of the Syrian troops as trainers firearms training along with the officer – the Russian military adviser, was subjected to mortar fire by a group of militants”, – stated in the message Department.

“As a result of a mine explosion two Russian soldiers were killed. For the life of a wounded Russian soldier continue to fight military doctors”, – is told in the Department message, received by “Interfax-AVN” on Tuesday.

“The command of the Russian military presented to the state awards”, – is told in the message.

We will remind, four Russian military adviser was killed in Syria on February 16 when blasting a car bomb.