Two Russian servicemen were killed as a result of an attack by militants in Syria.
Medics are struggling for the life of another serviceman, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
"Two Russian servicemen were killed in the Syrian Arab Republic as a result of an attack by militants... A mine explosion killed the two Russian servicemen. Military medics are struggling for the life of a wounded Russian serviceman," it reads.
The professional servicemen, who trained Syrian troops, and a military adviser came under mortar fire.
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