A Syrian soldier was killed and six more were wounded in shellings by militants in the Aleppo region, Lieutenant General Sergei Solomatin, head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides, told reporters on Wednesday.
“One soldier from the Syrian Armed Forces was killed in the shelling by militants on Tell-Hamra in Aleppo province, and one soldier of the Syrian Armed Forces was wounded. In a shelling on Vrede in the Aleppo province, six soldiers of the Syrian Armed Forces were wounded,” Solomatin said at a briefing.
In the past 24 hours, militants have shelled a number of inhabited localities in the regions of Latakia, Hama and Aleppo, he added.
The Russian reconciliation center continues to fulfill assigned tasks after the completion of the military campaign in Syria.
The center’s officers regularly travel around the country’s liberated areas to assess the humanitarian situation.
The main efforts of the Russian military are now focused on assistance to the refugees returning to their homes and evacuation of civilians from de-escalation zones.