The fire happened on December 31.
The defense Ministry announced that militants from mortars December 31, fired at the Russian air base “Hamim”, two soldiers were killed.
In the military said that on December 31, by nightfall, the airfield “Hamim” has undergone a sudden mortar fire in mobile diversionary group of militants.
“As a result of firing two soldiers were killed,” – said the defense Ministry.
The defense Ministry denied reports about the destruction of several aircraft videoconferencing.
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“Allegations of actual destruction of seven Russian military aircraft at the air base, “Hamim” – fake”, – said the Ministry, stressing that the Russian air group in Syria “combat-ready and continue to perform all their tasks in full”.