Russian Defense Ministry: Arms depot for ISIS found in Palmyra with over 12,000 explosives

Moscow, SANA-Russian servicemen have discovered a large arms depot with more than 12,000 explosive devices belonging to ISIS terrorist organization on the outskirts of the city of Tadmur (Palmyra).

“Russian sappers removed over 12,000 explosive devices from a hidden terrorist arms depot with large-caliber shells, artillery, as well as anti-tank and anti-personnel mines,” Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj.-Gen. Igor Konashenkov said on Friday.

Konashenkov added that explosive devices have been defused and transferred to a safe place to be destroyed.

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