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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Russian serviceman killed in Syria in the bombing of a suicide bomber

On Wednesday 15 June in the province of HOMS killed a Russian soldier Sergeant Andrey Timoshenkov. On Sunday June 19, reported the press service of the defense Ministry of Russia.

Sergeant carried out the security of humanitarian convoy, when he noticed that to the place of issue of the products the peace of the population of car rides. The driver did not stop, so the Russian soldier opened fire. After this the explosion occurred. It turned out that the car was full of explosives, and ruled it a suicide bomber.

Military doctors at the base Hamim more than a day of fighting for the life Timoshenkova, but received severe wounds he died. Sergeant’s command presented to the state award posthumously.

Earlier media reported that a soldier who was killed was a marine from the Kaliningrad region.

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