The cause of death of the Russian General Valery Esipova in Syria would be a betrayal. This was reported by sources in the Syrian intelligence, reports on Tuesday, September 26 RIA Novosti.
“The results of the preliminary investigation of the death of General Asapuwa in Deir-ez-Zor indicate a possible leak of information about his whereabouts the party that committed the attack,” — said the Agency interlocutor. Currently, the investigation is ongoing.
Sunday, September 24, the Russian Ministry of defense announced that Lieutenant General Usupov, who headed the group of Russian military advisers, were killed near the city of Deir ez-Zor during a mortar attack from terrorists.
The defense Ministry said that the attack was carried out by militants of banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG).
Usupov was a senior group of military advisors, he helped the Syrian commanders in the management of the operation to liberate the city. General posthumously nominated for the award.