Russian General Killed in Syria

  • Politics - 24 September 2017, 23:43
The commander of the 5th army of the Russian Armed Forces Lieutenant-General Valery Asapov was killed in Syria, RIA Novosti informed, referring to the Russian Ministry of Defense.

Asapov was killed by mortar fire by the Islamic State near Deir ez-Zor. According to the Russian press, two colonels were killed too.