Middle East

Russian air force kills up to 200 militants in Syria -Ifx

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MOSCOW, April 19 (Reuters) - The Russian air force has hit militants' base northeast of Palmyra in Syria, killing up to 200 militants, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing the Defence Ministry.

It said the Russian planes also destroyed ammunition, cars and components for manufacturing explosive devises.

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