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Palmyra: A look inside recaptured ancient city in Syria

Government forces, backed by the Russian military, who recaptured Palmyra on Sunday, say they will use the ancient city as a base to launch more attacks against ISIL.

The Unesco World Heritage site was occupied by the group for 10 months.\n\nFootage from inside the site shows that much of it is still standing, although there is also extensive damage.\n\n(Source: BBC News YouTube channel)