"Falcons of the Desert" Syrian militia unit fighters on the forward positions 10 km away from Palmyra © RIA Novosti / Mikhail Voskresensky
The Syrian government army has taken the historical part of the city of Palmyra (Tadmor) under control.
“The Syrian army has taken the historic town of Tadmor under control by using small arms only,” Brigadier General said to Sputnik news agency. He emphasized that no air strikes were used, the agency notes.
Source: RIA Novosti