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Russian General Killed by Land Mine Explosion in Syria

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A Russian general was killed and two other servicemen were wounded by a land mine explosion in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

The ministry said the attack took place in the southeastern province of Deir Ezzour when a Russian military convoy was returning to the base after a “humanitarian” mission.

It said the general died of wounds while being evacuated. The ministry didn’t identify him.

A joint Turkish-Russian patrol in northwest Syria’s Idlib region was hit by a blast on Monday, but no troops were injured.

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