The chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy
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MOSCOW, may 23. /TASS/. Armed formations of the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG) in the former Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus completely destroyed, the territory controlled by the Syrian army. This was announced on Wednesday by the chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of the RF armed forces, Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy.
“The last stronghold of terrorists in the Syrian capital, was the former Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, which was turned into a shelter for the ISIS, previously defeated by the Syrian army in different parts of Syria. To date, ISIS armed groups operating in the Western part of the Yarmouk, completely destroyed, the territory came under the control of government forces,” he said.