2 Russian soldiers killed in Daesh shelling on Syria's Deir ez-Zor - Press photo
MOSCOW - 5 September 2017: Two Russian servicemen have been killed in mortar shelling conducted by Daesh terrorists, Russia Today quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying Monday.
"The contract soldiers were escorting a vehicle convoy of the Russian Center for Reconciliation,” RIA Novosti quoted a ministry official as saying, adding that the convoy was subjected to "mortar shelling by Daesh terrorists while moving through the Deir ez-Zor province."
One soldier was killed at the scene while the second one suffered severe injuries in the shelling and succumbed to his wounds in the hospital.
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