Russian sappers clear ancient Palmyra from explosives

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More than 120 explosive devices have been unearthed from Palmyra's ancient ruins and residential areas on the first day of the Russian sappers’ de-mining operation in Syria. The city was recaptured from Islamic State extremists at the beginning of March.

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