Russia says four soldiers killed in Syria: agencies

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Posted: Feb 20, 2017 7:53 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian soldiers have died and two were wounded last week when their car was hit by a radio-controlled bomb in Syria, Russian news agencies cited the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

The ministry said the explosion ripped through a column of Syrian army and Russian military vehicles carrying advisors from an airbase in Tiyas and the city of Homs, the agencies reported.

(Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Aleksandar Vasovic; Editing by Jack Stubbs)