MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defence ministry said on Thursday that hundreds of Syrian militants launched multiple attacks in Syria's Idlib province, killing up to 40 Syrian soldiers and wounding 80, the Interfax news agency reported.
The militants seized two settlements in one of the offensives, Russia's defence ministry was quoted as saying.
(Reporting by Anton Kolodyazhnyy; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alex Richardson)
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