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Syria: 300 killed in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra


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(By Estera Popowska)

Some 300 people have been killed in several days of fighting since the Islamic State group launched an attack against Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a monitor said Sunday.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of sources on the ground, said the toll comprised 123 soldiers and loyalist militiamen, 115 IS fighters and 57 civilians-AFP

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