Defense Ministry: two soldiers were killed in the shelling of the air base Hamim 31 December

The Base Hamim

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MOSCOW, January 4. /TASS/. Two soldiers were killed on 31 December as a result of mortar shelling of the air base Hamim in Syria. This was reported on Thursday in the Ministry of defence.

“31 December 2017 with the onset of night time airfield Hamim has undergone a sudden mortar attack mobile sabotage groups of militants. In result of firing two soldiers were killed”, – stated in the message.