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Two Syrian soldiers killed in shelling attack by militants in Aleppo

Seven more Syrian soldiers were wounded in the shelling by militants at Aleppo's research center quarters

MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. Two Syrian servicemen were killed and seven more were wounded in a shelling attack by militants at the Aleppo research center quarters, chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides Vladimir Savchenko said on Monday.

"Militants shelled the positions of Syrian government forces near the settlement of Jubb al-Zarur in the Latakia governorate twice during the day. Seven shelling attacks were reported at Aleppo’s northwestern residential quarters. As a result of shelling aimed at Aleppo’s research center quarters, two Syrian servicemen were killed and seven more were wounded," he said.

According to Savchenko, officers of the Russian reconciliation center held a working meeting with a representative of the committee on refugee affairs in Aleppo. "The sides specified the list of equipment that refugee centers need in order to prepare for the winter period," he said.

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 providing assistance to refugees returning to their homes.