Russian colonel dies from landmine wounds suffered during humanitarian aid delivery in Syria

Russian Colonel Valery Fedyanin has died in a hospital in Moscow after suffering multiple wounds in Syria, the Russian defense ministry has announced. It said that on September 22, Fedyanin arranged delivery of Russian humanitarian cargoes to a settlement in the province of Hama. On the way, the car carrying the Russian officer hit a landmine. Critically injured, the colonel was rushed to Russia's defense ministry’s main military hospital in Moscow where the officer succumbed to his wounds Sunday.