Russian army says its major killed in Syria - agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry on Friday confirmed a report that Major Sergei Bordov was killed in Syria, Russian news agencies reported.

Interfax news agency said he was killed during an attack by militants on a garrison.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

By using Yahoo you agree that Yahoo and partners may use Cookies for personalisation and other purposes