Three Russian correspondents were injured after a press convoy was shelled on the Turkish-Syrian border.
Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that cars transporting Russian journalists came yesterday under shelling attack with Tau anti-tank missiles as the convoy was moving in advanced sites controlled by the Syrian army in al-Dighmashliyeh area that leads to the strategic Zweik Mountain in the northern countryside of Lattakia.
Three journalists sustained injuries in the attack, the statement added.
RT said its Arabic-language correspondent Sargon Hadaya is being hospitalized at the Russian air base after he was injured by pieces of shrapnel.
The two other journalists injured in the attack are RT’s English-language correspondent Roman Kosarev and TASS’s Alexander Yelistratov.