Syrian army says it’s closing in on Islamic State in Palmyra

The Syrian army said on Thursday it was closing in on Islamic State militants in control of Palmyra, in a major offensive to recapture the city of Roman ruins from the jihadists. A newsflash on state television quoted a Syrian army source as saying its forces were in the vicinity of the city.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4678302,00.html

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