Russian army says its major killed in Syria: agencies

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Posted: Apr 20, 2017 1:24 PM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry on Friday confirmed a report that Major Sergei Bordov was killed in Syria, Russian news agencies reported.

Interfax news agency said he was killed during an attack by militants on a garrison.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Janet Lawrence)