Syria Troops Remove Mines, Bombs After Palmyra Taken From IS

March 28, 2016 9:13 AM

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A Syrian military official says bomb squads are working on removing mines and bombs planted by the Islamic State group in the historic town of Palmyra.

The official says the explosives have been planted across much of Palmyra, including residential areas as well as the historic quarter that is home to some of the Mideast's most valuable archaeological relics.

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