Islamic State Raises Flag Over Citadel in Syria's Palmyra

Islamic State fighters have raised their flag over an ancient citadel in Syria's historic city of Palmyra. The militants seized the city, also known as Tadmur, after days of fierce fighting with the Syrian army on Wednesday. Supporters have also posted videos they say show the group's fighters going room to room in government buildings in Palmyra searching for government troops and pulling down pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his father. Some activists have said more than 200 Syrian soldiers died in the battle for the city.



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