Russian soldier killed in Syria during the attack on Khan Sheikhun

It became known about the death of a Russian soldier in the battle for Khan Sheikhun.

According to information provided by Middle Eastern and Russian media, as part of a military offensive on militants in the northern part of the Hama province and the southern part of Idlib province, an 34-year-old Russian soldier from the Wagner PMC was killed.

“Mercenary PMC Wagner Polyakov Ilya Georgievich. 19.02.1985 was born. A native of the Krasnodar Territory. He fought in the Donbass, died in Syria ", - Russian informational resources informed.

According to Middle Eastern information resources, a soldier was killed in the southern part of Idlib, which obviously means that he took part in the battles for Khan Sheikhun, however, no details were provided on this score.

Earlier, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov made an official statement in which he confirmed the participation of Russian troops in the offensive operation in northwestern Syria.

“We are not just closely monitoring the situation, our military is on the ground in the idlib de-escalation zone”- said the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry.