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58 Syria government fighters killed in IS attacks: monitor

AFP  |  Beirut 

The group killed at least 58 Syrian troops and militia as the jihadists put up fierce resistance to a Russian-backed offensive against some of its last bastions, a monitor said today.

Most of yesterday's dead came south of the desert town of Sukna, east of the of Palmyra, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.


IS put out a statement claiming to have killed scores of regime in the area.

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First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 13:07 IST
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