March 16, 2017 / 7:31 AM / 8 months ago

Russia sends 150 demining experts to Syria's Palmyra - agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than 150 Russian demining experts have arrived in Syria to help demine the ancient city of Palmyra, Russian news agencies quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday.

A Russian military vehicle drives near ruins in the historic city of Palmyra, Syria March 4, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/Files

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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