Syrian Army Backed By Russian Air Power Liberated Palmyra From ISIS

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Syrian Army Backed By Russian Air Power Liberated Palmyra From ISIS

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The Syrian army, backed by the Russian Aerospace Forces, have liberated the ancient city of Palmyra from the ISIS terrorists, the Kremlin spokesma, Dmitry Peskov, announced on March 2 citing Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu’s report to President Vladimir Putin.

The Syrian army has also reportedly taken the Palmyra Airport. However, sporadic firefights are still reported there.

The map above provides a look at the military situation in the area according to preliminary reports.

Russian media say Syrian army servicemen have begun examining the historic part of Palmyra with the aim of demining the city.

Earleir this week, government troops captured strategic hills west and north of Palmyra, the Palmyra Triangle and the Palmyra Citadel and entered the Palmyra Orchards.

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  • Daniel

    Where did all the 4000 ISIS fighters go?

    • PZIVJ1943

      Hopefully a lot of them went to hell.
      Some went to the Deir Ezzor offensive a while back. The rest pulled back.
      SAA should be careful here and widen their flanks.
      Daesh may be weaker, but they are still tricky and very mobile (if they still have vehicles).

      • El Diablo

        North Palmyra/est Homs is more probably. To defends the oil fields.

  • Trustin Judeau

    The good thing is that ISIS is under pressure.Mosul will be soon over,Raqqa is in middle stages.ISIS is going on defense.Now SAA must capture East Hama and East Homs and go for Sukna.

  • Gabriel Hollows

    Nothing major here really, since most of the ISIS army had already pulled back. War is not over until your enemies lie slaughtered on the ground, their souls burning in hell for eternity.

    No rest for the wicked.

    • El Diablo

      In ancient warfare maybe. In modern war they can simplest finish the munition :D

  • Lupus

    Hope all Isis pigs scum will be killed

  • Rodney Loder

    Allah enfranchised Caliph Baghdadi with the right to dump KSA who originally structured al-Saddams Security Intelligence Network into Daesh CIA driven but not guided, why Brother Baghdadi did that was probably for recruitment I have been posting that since mid 2014, but why did he think he could retain Erdogan’s support with the unscripted decapitation of Westerners that must have irritated Obama ?, He didn’t. I also been telling all my Salafist Brothers and Sisters that Allah’s principal enemy is the Pharisee jews ( last chance is passed for them), and the US is going down if they keep supporting israel, KSA is just wealthy people suppored by other wealthy people, Salafists have always known that but believes Matriarchal Society is worse, and I certainly agree.
    But now we can join up with the SAA and liquidate al-Saud family because my Brothers maybe will remember Rashidum Caliphate included Imam Ali.

  • Albert Peace

    SAA are turning into a force to be reckoned with

    Good

    Long live Assad! long live Putin Long live Holy Russia