Syrian forces battle ISIS inside Palmyra

BEIRUT – Syrian government forces have seized three neighborhoods inside Palmyra, a town with famed Roman-era ruins that fell to the Islamic State group last May, state media reported Saturday.

Syrian troops and allied militiamen backed by Russian airstrikes have taken up positions in the three neighborhoods that are part of the modern town, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4783305,00.html

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