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 Russian, pro-Assad forces abandoned great number of hardware and weapons in Palmyra. VIDEO

The detachments of the combined Russian and pro-Assad forces retreated from their positions in the Syrian city of Palmyra leaving a lot of military hardware and weapons that were subsequently captured by the Islamic State militants.

Censor.NET reports referring to the footage posted on the Internet.

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Censor.NET Chief Editor Yurii Butusov wrote in his blog that the Russian and pro-Assad troops left at least 13 tanks, four howitzers, a Shilka self-propelled anti-aircraft vehicle, a Vystrel armored vehicle, two infantry fighting vehicles, an armored personnel carrier and a lot of other equipment and weapons as they retreated from Palmyra besieged by the Islamic State militants.

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