ISIS USED US MISSILE STRIKE TO LAUNCH NEW OFFENSIVE NEAR PALMYRA, HOMS GOVERNOR TELLS RT


Its hard to know what to believe there!

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Taking advantage of the US missile strike on a Syrian airbase, Islamic State forces launched a major offensive to gain control of strategic oil areas near Palmyra, but failed, a local governor told RT

RTAPRIL 7, 2017

Taking advantage of the US missile strike on a Syrian airbase, Islamic State forces launched a major offensive to gain control of strategic oil areas near Palmyra, but failed, a local governor told RT.

“The US aggression was aimed at the Shayrat airbase, which backs the Syrian army’s military operations against terrorists, and IS in particular. The base is in 45 kilometers from eastern Homs,”  he said.

The attack on this base is “a direct act of aggression against the Syrian Army with the aim of weakening its capacity to fight IS,” the governor added.

Earlier, unnamed sources reported that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) had launched a massive offensive…

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