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    Five British servicemen were killed in shelling by Daesh terrorist group in Syrian Deir ez-Zor province, media reported citing local sources.

    Five British servicemen were killed by a missile launched by Daesh* terrorists in Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, al-Watan newspaper reported, quoting local sources.

    "Five British servicemen died when a Daesh rocket hit them in the village of al-Shaaf, several others were injured,” the newspaper cited local sources.

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    According to the sources, the British soldiers were part of the international coalition contingent operating in the area.

    *Daesh (ISIL/ISIS/Islamic State/IS), a terrorist group banned in Russia and a wide number of other countries.


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