Footage has been published on the Web that captured the moment of the terrorist attack committed by the militants against the government forces and the Russian military in Syria.
An eyewitness record shows several servicemen walking along the convoy of equipment. They passed a person who was filming what was happening on a smartphone camera, and a few moments after that an explosion thundered.
how previously reportedThe incident occurred on Tuesday, August 18, 15 kilometers from the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor. As a result of the explosion of an improvised explosive device, a military adviser with the rank of major general was killed, and two more servicemen were injured.
The explosion thundered at the moment when the convoy was returning from a humanitarian mission. The Investigative Committee opened a criminal case, the department noted that considered a matter of honor to establish those responsible for the death of the Russian general.
As reported “Interfax”, Major General Vyacheslav Gladkikh, who arrived in the Syrian Arab Republic as an adviser from Transbaikalia, became a victim of the incident. The deceased will be presented with a state award, and assistance will be provided to his family.