Palmyra, Syria
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Palmyra mass grave reveals suffering during IS occupation

The Syrian Army says it has discovered a mass grave with around 40 bodies in the city of Palmyra, according to state-run media.

The ancient city was recently recaptured by government forces from the so-called Islamic State group (IS).

The BBC's Alan Johnston said the discovery was not unexpected, given the length of time that IS had held the city.

  • 02 Apr 2016
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