A view shows the damage in the town of al-Qaryatain, Syria, after Syrian government armed forces recaptured it in this picture provided by SANA on April 3, 2016. (© SANA / Reuters)
After IS seized Palmyra last May, they not only demolished objects of world heritage, but rigged the entire ancient city with explosives, leaving behind thousands of mines before their retreat.
Russian mine clearance specialists are now scanning the ancient complex in search of explosives. Over 100 mines have already been defused.
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SOURCES: RT News: Question More Edited and submitted by SyrianPatriots Syria Military Reports War Press Info Network at: https://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2016/04/06/al-qaryatayn-reports/ ~River to Sea Uprooted Palestinian