Russian Air Force targets ISIS in Syria's Palmyra despite truce

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Russian Air Force targets ISIS in Syria's Palmyra despite truce

MOSCOW (APP) - The Russian air force bombed Islamic State jihadist targets north of Syria's Palmyra on Tuesday in the first such strikes carried out during the truce, the military said Wednesday.

"The battle against IS continuing. Yesterday Russia's air force bombed an area north of Palmyra where IS militants are concentrated," said senior military official Viktor Poznikhir, cited by Russian agencies.