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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Bloomberg: wounded in Syria, the Russian mercenaries are treated in hospitals of Moscow and St. Petersburg


According to Bloomberg, employees of the group “Wagner” hit by the Western coalition under the Deir ez-Zor February 7, undergo medical rehabilitation in hospitals of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation on the territory of Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Injured during an air strike by coalition forces in Syria, on 7 February, the staff of PMCs “Wagner” act in health facilities of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation, informs Bloomberg referring to sources that are in contact with the mercenaries. The Agency stresses that many are seriously injured and die in hospitals.

The media began to report large losses from the Russian “soldier of fortune” after American aircraft bombed under the Deir ez-Zor on peresadovka units that planned to attack oil and gas facilities Kurds. Under these blows fell and the Russians, who, according to media reports, was the second echelon and did not plan to attack Kurdish positions. At the moment, relatives and friends confirmed the deaths of four Russian mercenaries, who at the time were in the area.

The source of “Moskovsky Komsomolets” from Syria reported that the total losses of the Russians and the Syrians during the strike amounted to about 40 killed and 72 wounded. The source of “Vedomosti” from the Ministry of defense called these figures are close to reality.

In turn, the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, encouraged the journalists to refer to unverified information, with no explanations for this situation, the Kremlin did not give because they do not have “specific information that would allow to draw any conclusions.”

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