Russian military patrol hits roadside bomb in Syria

Three Russian soldiers were injured and bruised in the Kobanî region, Syria, as a result of the explosion of an improvised explosive device, reports Interfax, citing Russian Defense Ministry.

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the incident occurred as the Russian military police carried out a reconnaissance patrol using an armored vehicle along the Russian-Turkish route.

Joint patrols have been carried out in Syria by Russians and Turks since November 1. Russian soldiers use armored vehicles Tigr, Typhoon, and BTR-80 for patrols.

  Russia, Syria, Turkey