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Russian Soldier Dies After Shelling in Syria

Russian serviceman Anton Yerygin has died in sanatorium after receiving critical injuries in a Syrian range of Homs, a TASS news group reported Wednesday.

He suffered critical wounds from shelling by militants, TASS reported, citing a orator from a Khmeimim atmosphere bottom in Latakia, Syria.

Yerygin had been escorting vehicles from a Khmeimim bottom for upkeep work when a shelling occurred, a orator said. After a attack, a serviceman was rushed to hospital, where Russian troops medics fought to save his life for dual days, TASS reported.

A commemorative rite for Yerygin is being hold in his local city of Voronezh in western Russia. The infantryman will be posthumously flashy with a Russian state award, TASS reported.

Yerygin is Russia’s ninth central misadventure given a start of a Syrian debate in Sep 2015, a RBC news website reported Thursday.

In March, President Vladimir Putin announced a withdrawal of a “main part” of army in Syria though Russian soldiers continue to yield assistance to a Syrian army.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/569198.html