Three Russian military policemen injured by roadside bomb blast in northern Syria – Defense Ministry
The Russian armored vehicle was hit by an explosion while on a reconnaissance mission ahead of the joint patrol with Turkey in a Kurdish-populated area in Northern Syria.
The incident happened on Monday in the Kobani district of the Aleppo Province, along the Syrian-Turkish border, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The military policemen were on a reconnaissance trip in preparation for an upcoming patrol with Turkish forces when an improvised bomb detonated on the road.
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The three servicemen inside the vehicle “sustained light injuries and bruises,” but there is no threat to their lives, the Defense Ministry stated.
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