Terrorism & Insurgency

Landmine attack kills Russian officer in Syria's Hama

03 October 2017

A SENIOR Russian military officer - identified as Colonel Valery Fedyanin - was wounded after a roadside landmine, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated during an operation in Syria's Hama governorate on 22 September, Tass and Dhozd reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Fedyanin succumbed to his wounds on 1 October.

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