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Desert Falcons, Syrian Arab Army, Hezbollah advances towards Palmyra, more Deash mercenary-terrorists eliminated, their gatherings destroyed

(SANA, R. Milhem / Ghossoun) ~ Army and Armed Forces units in cooperation with popular defense groups achieved new advance in the area of clashes with ISIS terrorists to the west of the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO world Heritage site, in the central Homs province.

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A military source said that Syrian army units in cooperation with popular defense groups, ‘Desert Falcons’ and Hezbollah brigades in front line, advanced towards the city of Palmyra after restoring al-Tar mountain and eliminating the last Daesh (ISIS, ISIL, IS) terrorists’ gathering.

The source added that the army eliminated last gatherings of DAESH terrorists at Dedeman Palmyra (Tadmour) Hotel and al-Zera’a roundabout at the southwestern entrance of the city, pointing out that army units dismantled mines and explosives that mercenary-terrorists planted before fleeing away.

Syrian army reached the outskirts of Palmyra (Tadmur) city

Syrian army established full control
over the strategic “Palmyra Triangle” area

Earlier today, army units established control over more areas including Wadi al-Qubour and al-Qussour mountains to the west of the city, clarifying that the army is advancing and hunting down DAESH terrorists.

A series of deliberate vandalism acts inflicted by DAESH on ruins and historical sites in Palmyra after it took over it last May, where they destroyed last October a nearly 2,000-year-old arch of Triumph in the ancient city of Palmyra.

Syrian Army, Hezbollah liberate important hilltop in the Palmyra

Last September three ancient tower tombs that date back to different eras from 44 to 103 A.D, including the Tower of Elahbel, built in 103 AD and regarded as the finest example of this type of building, in addition to the Tower of Iamliku and the Tower of Kitot were destroyed by terrorists.

DAESH terrorists also destroyed last August large parts of the ancient Temple of Bel, dating back to 32 AD, and Temple of Baalshamin, while in early July, ISIS destroyed the 1,900-year-old “Lion of Al-Lat” statue in Palmyra.

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