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on April 12, 2016 in World News

Russian sappers defuse 3,000 bombs in Palmyra in 12 days

Russian engineers have cleared around 180 hectares (about two square kilometers) in the ancient city of Palmyra, defusing some 3,000 bombs, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday. “Beginning April 1, over 30 kilometers of roads and more than 182 hectares of land have been demined; 2,987 explosive objects have been unearthed,” Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a teleconference at the National Defense Control Center. Palmyra booby-trap: ISIS had 3,000 bombs rigged, ready to level entire city with one clickhttps://t.co/bhbCPmfS78pic.twitter.com/t4U9LkZrMJ — RT (@RT_com) April 1, 2016 The minister said engineers deployed to Palmyra are from the Russian...

Russian engineers have cleared around 180 hectares (about two square kilometers) in the ancient city of Palmyra, defusing some 3,000 bombs, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday. “Beginning April 1, over 30 kilometers of roads and more than...

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