Kyiv: Six Russian mercenaries from the private military company "Wagner" were killed in an explosion in the former building of the criminal police on the Damascus - Deir ez-Zor route in Syria.
«Novaya Gazeta» made reports about this.
According to the publication, among the dead were fighters of the Syrian government army. According to the source, the building houses one of the units of the fifth corps of this army, “staffed by Syrian volunteers and reinforced by Russian“ military advisers ”.
It was also known that both the Russian and the Syrian side have not yet confirmed this information.
Recall, Russia has increased its military contingent in Syria.