The Syrian military foiled an ISIL flag with the ancient castle in Palmyra
The Syrian army continues to push militants from Palmyra.
The Syrian military was able to take control of important heights and to break the forbidden flag grouping “Islamic States” located there, with an ancient castle. After that the banner of the terrorists were burned.
Meanwhile, to raise above the lock flag of the Syrian military can’t yet. The fact that the militants, losing altitude, began taking fire from tanks, anti-aircraft guns and mortars. From-for attack to get to the citadel fails.
As reported RIA Novosti, this morning, fighting resumed in almost all parts of Palmyra. Fighters of group “the Falcons of the desert” were able to gain a foothold in one of the residential quarters. The army is moving towards a military airfield. The terrorists are resisting.
Earlier it was reported that government forces had liberated the southern areas and the archaeological area of Palmyra, where there are world famous historical monuments. However, the military noted that in the coming days will completely knock out the terrorists from the city.
Note that in the battle of Palmyra killed the Russian officer, directing aircraft VC on purpose. He was surrounded by the militants and caused the fire itself.
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