The “Army of Islam” said in a statement circulated today on the Internet that several Russian soldiers were killed by Syrian rebels after an ambush hit one of the Syrian government’s army convoys in the Palmyra province.
The statement also said that three Russian soldiers, including one in critical condition, were transferred to a Palmyra hospital.
Rebels have launched the Desert Battle where theysay they are achieving gains against Assad’s army. The latest ambush took place near the main road in the town of al-Soukhna.
Translated and edited by The Syrian Observer