IS back oasis city of Palmyra

IS back oasis city of Palmyra

World December 10, 2016 17:48

palmyra - Nine months after they were chased his fighters from the Islamic State group back in the Syrian oasis city of Palmyra, reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, according to the BBC. They received Saturday the northwest of the city-owned and provided in the center started with Syrian government forces.

IS founded in Palmyra and the nearby Tadmur great havoc after they had conquered these cities last year. Two temples 2000 years old, a bow and burial towers were destroyed. The jihadists consider pre-Islamic structures as idolatry.

After ten months managed to retake the government army Palmyra in March. IS retreated, but continued in the past week in central Syria in an offensive.

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