Russia sends 175 de-miners to Syria's Deir ezzor: Interfax

Russia sends 175 de-miners to Syria's Deir ezzor: Interfax
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:56:27

Russia is to send 175 de-mining engineers to defuse mines in Syria’s Deir ezzor, Interfax news agency quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

(reuters) -- The first detachment of 40 de-miners has already been deployed to Russia’s Hmeimim air base in Syria, the ministry said.

Syrian government forces and U.S.-backed militias converged on Isis in separate offensives against the militants in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ezzor on Sunday.

(Photo: sputnik)

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