Moscow, SANA – Russian Ministry of Defense announced that a Russian military adviser has died in Syria after shelling by terrorist groups on a residential neighborhood in the western parts of Aleppo city.
Colonel Ruslan Galitsky has died in the hospital from severe wounds. Russian military doctors had been fighting for his life for a few days. The serviceman was wounded during shelling of a residential neighborhood in western Aleppo by militants of the
so-called opposition, the Ministry said in statement on Wednesday.
It added that Colonel Ruslan Galitsky was working with a group of Russian military counselors.
The adviser would be posthumously given a top military award, according to the Ministry.
On Monday, the terrorist organizations targeted with a rocket shell a Russian mobile hospital in al-Furqan neighborhood in Aleppo city, claiming the life of two Russian doctors and injuring others on Monday.
H. Zain/ H. Said