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Russian helicopter attacked in Syria - reported two dead Russian military

A Russian military helicopter was attacked in Syria, there are casualties.

During another patrol by the Russian military in the desert area in the empty areas of central Syria, terrorists of the Islamic State (a terrorist group officially banned in Russia - ed.) Attacked a Russian military helicopter, as a result of which, reportedly, two Russian soldiers died. and there are probably wounded as well.

According to Amak, a media resource for Islamic State terrorists, the Russian helicopter was attacked immediately after landing.

“ISIS terrorists announced the deaths of two Russian military as a result of a clash in the desert region of the Syrian province of Homs near the city of Es-Sukhna. As reported by the "Amak" news agency, the terrorists attacked the Russian helicopter immediately after it landed, "the Telegram-community" Vestnik Damaska ​​"reports.

Initially, it was reported that the helicopter of the Russian military could be shot down, but the resource of the terrorists clarified some features of the clashes.

It is known that the Russian military is indeed conducting patrols in the area of ​​the city of Sukhna, however, at the moment, there are no official comments from the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on this matter.