Islamic State Militants Target More Ancient Ruins In Syria Syria's antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told Reuters that ISIS had destroyed three ancient tower tombs in Palmyra, built between the years 44 and 103 CE.

Islamic State Militants Target More Ancient Ruins In Syria

Islamic State Militants Target More Ancient Ruins In Syria

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Syria's antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told Reuters that ISIS had destroyed three ancient tower tombs in Palmyra, built between the years 44 and 103 CE.

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And the Islamic State has targeted more priceless ruins in Syria. Syria's antiquities director says the group has now destroyed three tombs in the ancient city of Palmyra. One was 2,000 years old and renowned for the carved portraits of the people buried there.

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