Frantic Message as Palmyra Fell: ‘We’re Finished’ – New York Times

New York Times

Frantic Message as Palmyra Fell: 'We're Finished'
New York Times
BEIRUT, Lebanon — The Syrian Army soldier had long served in Palmyra, but he was on leave when he heard that Islamic State militants had attacked a village northeast of the desert city, killing dozens of his comrades. He sent frantic text messages, trying to …
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