Members of the Syrian army patrol as people visit the the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on May 6, 2016, during a patriotic celebration put on by the Syrian government at the UNESCO world heritage site. / AFP / LOUAI BESHARA
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ISIS Tuesday cut a key supply route between Syria's Homs and the world heritage site of Palmyra just months after the army recaptured the ancient city, an activist said.Both cities are controlled by the government after troops recaptured Palmyra -- a UNESCO world heritage site -- from the extremist group in late March, backed by Russian airstrikes.Syria's civil war has killed more than 270,000 people and displaced millions since it started with anti-government protests in 2011 .
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