September 24 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –
In Syria, as a result of shelling by ISIS terrorists, Lieutenant-General Valery Asapov has died.
According to the military department, Lieutenant-General Asapov was in the senior group of Russian military advisers, he was at the command post of Syrian troops. Russian servicemen help the Syrian commanders in the operation of the operation to liberate the city of Deir ez-Zor.
“As a result of a sudden mortar shelling by militants, Lieutenant-General Valery Asapov was mortally wounded by a mine,” the Defense Ministry said. They added that the lieutenant-general is presented posthumously to a high state award.