Russia soldiers train for Syria

Russia soldiers train for Syria

<p>Footage broadcast on Russian television showed Russian military engineers training with sniffer dogs and specialist equipment near Moscow, in preparation for deployment to Syria.</p> <p>They will help with de-mining the historic town of Palmyra. </p> <p>Officials say 150 bombs planted by the <span class="caps">ISIL</span> inside the archaeological site in Palmyra have so far been made safe.</p>

<p>Footage broadcast on Russian television showed Russian military engineers training with sniffer dogs and specialist equipment near Moscow, in preparation for deployment to Syria.</p> <p>They will help with de-mining the historic town of Palmyra. </p> <p>Officials say 150 bombs planted by the <span class="caps">ISIL</span> inside the archaeological site in Palmyra have so far been made safe.</p>