Churches burnt, cemeteries desecrated: RT visits liberated Christian city of Al-Qaryatayn, Syria

 Churches burnt, cemeteries desecrated: RT visits liberated Christian city of Al-Qaryatayn, Syria

Three Car bombs hit the central Saadallah al-Jabiri square in Aleppo, Syria. Photo: Zyzzzzzy.



After several days of heavy assault fighting, Syrian government troops and local militia have retaken the Christian city of Al-Qaryatayn from Islamic State. As RT’s Lizzie Phelan traveled there, she found a devastated place.

Al-Qaryatayn had been held by terrorist groups since late August. The liberation of the city proclaimed April 3 came days after Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) was pushed out of the ancient city of Palmyra, 100km (60 miles) to the east.

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