Video Shows Historic Photos Of The Ancient City Being Destroyed By ISIS

The Islamic State group has steadily destroyed a great number of historic sites and artifacts in Syria and Iraq, in addition to the repressive rule and horrific human rights abuses the group has exercised in its territory.

A prime target of this campaign against antiquities has been the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria, which the militant group also known as ISIS seized in late May and where officials say it blew up the temple of Baal Shamin on Sunday.

The Roman-era temple’s destruction followed the killing of 82-year-old archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad last week, whose decapitated body was read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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