A boy stands on the rubble of damage buildings in Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus, Syria May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Syrian police deployed across devastated districts in southern Damascus Tuesday, according to state media, a day after the government captured the area from Daesh (ISIS).The government on Monday seized the Yarmouk Palestinian camp and adjacent neighborhoods of Tadamon and Hajar al-Aswad, putting Damascus fully under its control for the first time since 2012 .Tuesday, police units entered Yarmouk and Hajar al-Aswad and planted the two-star Syrian flag there, state television reported. Daesh overran Yarmouk in 2015, but the massive Palestinian camp had already been ravaged by years of rebel infighting and government attacks.Syria's army announced it had seized Yarmouk from Daesh Monday.
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