A soldier of the Russian Armed Forces was killed when a car was blown up in the province of Homs in Syria. This was reported to journalists on Thursday in the Russian Defense Ministry.
As noted in the military department, the explosion occurred on Thursday "during the reconnaissance of the route of the humanitarian convoy by the Russian military police." "As a result of the explosion, a Russian serviceman who was traveling in a car was seriously injured, from which, despite the medical assistance provided, he died" – the military department said.
The Russian Defense Ministry also stressed that the family of the deceased will be provided with all necessary assistance and support.