The ministry said in a statement that the Mi-24 helicopter was en route to the city of Hama when crashed on December 31.
A Russian helicopter crashed in Syria on New Year's Eve killing both pilots following a technical fault, Moscow's defence ministry said Wednesday. Both pilots died as the helicopter made a rough landing 15 kilometers from the destination airfield.
"It is now unknown whether the helicopter was escorting a humanitarian convoy or a combat unit", the CIT said.
Teams Search For Survivors After Montecito Mudslides
What can be done? With most utilities out of commission or about to be cut off, staying behind was not an option for many. Search and rescue crews recovered the body of Morgan Corey, 25, who was found in debris near Mill Road about 9 a.m.
Last month, Russian Federation began establishing a permanent presence at Hmeymim and a naval base at Tartous although Putin has ordered a "significant" withdrawal of his military from Syria, declaring its work largely done.
Meanwhile, the leader of Hezbollah said on Wednesday the Syrian war, now in its seventh year, will be finished in one or two years at most.
Hezbollah has backed the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad throughout the conflict.
California police hope for "miracle" to find missing in mudslide
"It's a constantly moving number", said Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown , adding that he expected the death toll to rise. The mudslide swept through the coastal community of Montecito on Tuesday morning, catching numerous victims entirely off-guard.
USA has great respect for Africa - Embassy
United Nations official Rupert Colville added "These are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States". On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that he used " tough " language at the meeting, but not the reported vulgarity.
Under the Consideration of Analysts: Tetra Technologies (TTI)
The regular trading started at $4.33 but as the trading evolved, the stock receded, finishing the session with a fall of -3.69%. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in TETRA Technologies by 10.5% during the third quarter.
Dark Souls Remastered PS4 pre-order rumoured for May
Those who play the game on PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One X or PC will be able to take advantage of 4K resolution with 60fps. What we can tell you is that it will be released for the Nintendo Switch on May 25th.