Russian army officer killed in Syria

Source : 112 Ukraine

Captain Yevgeniy Konstantinov was shot dead trying to rescue his wounded comrade
13:01, 22 May 2017

Russian Military Losses in Syria

Russia’s Armed Forces took another casualty in the ongoing military campaign in Syria.

Captain Yevgeniy Konstantinov perished on May 3, while rescuing his wounded comrade; the officer got six gunshot wounds, which proved fatal. He was buried in Novosibirsk, Russia, where his parents reside.

Konstantinov was posthumously awarded the Order of Courage.

It is noteworthy that the Russian Defense Ministry has not yet officially confirmed the officer’s death; by far, Russia has officially lost 32 men in Syria.

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