Syrian army seizes hills overlooking IS-held town of Palmyra

Syrian government forces seized highland around Palmyra Wednesday, positioning themselves to recapture the ancient town held by Islamic State group. The army advanced from the west and south of Palmyra and was also closing in on the IS-held town of Qaryatain in central Syria, Homs governor Talal Barazi said.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4782254,00.html

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