Syria Says Its Troops Have Retaken Palmyra, Held By ISIS Since May

March 27, 2016 12:57 PM

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With support from Russian air forces, the Syrian army drove out Islamic State militants from Palmyra on Sunday, since the extremists captured the city last May.

State media are reporting that Syrian government forces are now in full control of the historic city of Palmyra, which has been in the control of the Islamic State since last May.

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