PMC Wagner militants killed in Syria

PMC Wagner militants killed in Syria

The 5th Corps of the Syrian government army, consisting of volunteers and Russian "military advisers," was located in the building where the explosion occurred.

In Syria, six mercenaries from the Wagner private military company were killed Novaya Gazeta reports citing sources.

The death of six Russians, presumably, mercenaries from the private military company, confirmed by Syrian Observatory for Human Rights human rights organization, based in London.

The explosion occurred on November 4 in a building in Deir ez-Zor, which was previously occupied by the criminal police. In total, 11 people died.

According to the source of the newspaper, the 5th Corps of the Syrian government army, consisting of volunteers and Russian "military advisers," was located in the building where the explosion occurred.

Officially, the Russian authorities have not yet commented on reports of the death of Russians in Syria.

In February, a battle occurred between supporters of President Bashar al-Assad, whom Russian mercenaries supported, and rebels backed by the US military in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. The media reported on the "dozens" and even "hundreds" of dead Russians. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation officially declared the death of five people; several dozens wounded Russians.

The death of two mercenaries from the PMC Wagner was reported in May.

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