MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s defence ministry has no information about people being killed in an attack by international coalition forces in Syria’s province of Deir al-Zor, spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday, RIA news agency reported.
Konashenkov said Russian forces sent drones to check the area.
(This version of the story removes reference to earlier air strikes on March 9 in last paragraph)
Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by Vladimir Soldatkin
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