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Russia General Killed in Syria Fighting

Sunday, 24 September 2017 03:38 PM

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry says a general has been killed in fighting in Syria.

The ministry said Sunday that Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov "was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the Syrian commanders in the operation for the liberation of the city of Deir ez-Zor."

State news agency Tass reported that "as a result of a mortar shelling by the IS (Islamic State group), Asapov was mortally wounded."

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Russia's Defense Ministry says a general has been killed in fighting in Syria.The ministry said Sunday that Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov "was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the Syrian commanders in the operation for the liberation of the city of Deir ez-Zor."State...
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Sunday, 24 September 2017 03:38 PM
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