The defense Ministry confirmed the death of the Russian Colonel from wounds

In the Ministry of defence confirmed that Colonel Valery Fedyanin, who was severely wounded in Syria, died in hospital in Moscow. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

The officer was taken from Syria in the main military clinical hospital for emergency medical care. “Military doctors to the last struggled for life of Valery fedyanina, but to save him failed,” — said the Agency.

22 Sep Fedyanin engaged in the delivery of humanitarian assistance in the Syrian province of Hama. “Under the car, which was followed by a Russian officer, with terrorists has been undermined by a land mine. The explosion Valery Fedyanin received multiple injuries”, — said the defense Ministry.

Of the Association of veterans of the marine corps Sputnik said that the funeral will take place on Tuesday or Wednesday, 3, or 4 October. Earlier it was reported that the officer will be buried at the Federal military memorial cemetery in Mytishchi.

On the death of fedyanina, who held the post of commander of the 61st separate Kirkenes marine brigade of the Northern fleet, previously reported in community “polar vertical” in the network “Vkontakte”.

September 24 it became known that in Syria killed the commander of the 5th combined arms army, General-Lieutenant Valery Isupov. With him under the Deir ez-Zor was killed and two colonels. According to the source, a shell hit the command post, where officers. He added that because of the precision of attack is a version of betrayal.