Russian airstrikes on Palmyra according to Syrian media

ISIS took town with UNESCO site over the weekend

12 December, 18:50

    (ANSAmed) - BEIRUT, DECEMBER 12 - Russia on Monday was engaging in heavy bombing of Islamic State (ISIS) positions in Palmyra, reported media linked to the Syrian government. The area, known for its Roman-era UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site, was attacked and taken by ISIS fighters over the weekend.

    Syrian government troops have withdrawn. (ANSAmed).

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