April 6, 2016 / 9:52 AM / 2 years ago

Russia says more than 1.5 thousand mines removed in Syria's Palmyra

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian forces have helped remove more than 1.5 thousand mines in the Syrian city of Palmyra since it was taken from Islamic State militants by government forces in March, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.

Syrian army soldiers stands on the ruins of the Temple of Bel in the historic city of Palmyra, in Homs Governorate, Syria April 1, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Writing Jack Stubbs; Editing by Dmitry Solovyov

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