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Russian major-general dies, three servicemen injured after blast in Syria: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian major-general died and three other servicemen were injured after a bomb exploded in the path of a Russian military convoy near Deir al Zor in Syria, the RIA news agency cited the defence ministry as saying on Tuesday.

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

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Gareth Jones

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