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US-Made TOW Missiles Reportedly Discovered in Syria

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Syrian Army soldiers at combat positions near Deir ez-Zor - Sputnik International
Local media have on multiple occasions reported that the Syrian Arab Army has found major weapons and ammunition depots containing Western-made arms during mop-up operations in regions liberated from terrorists.

The Syrian Arab Army has discovered a cache with weapons and ammunition on a farm between the southern suburbs of Damascus Babila and Beit Sahm after being tipped off by a local, SANA reported.

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The news agency cited a field commander as saying that a large number of rifles, machine guns, unpacked US-made TOW anti-tank missiles stored in wooden and metal boxes, rockets for RPG-29 anti-tank rocket launchers, grenades and other weapons were found at a farm during a clean-up operation.

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The suburbs of Babila and Beit Sahm were liberated from terrorists in May after militants agreed to terms laid out by the Syrian government.

The agreement envisaged the evacuation of terrorists and their families from the southern settlements, while the legal status of those who wanted to stay was supposed to be decided after handing over their weapons to the army.

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