Daesh vandals destroy Palmyra’s Temple of Bel

The Heritage Trust

 
 
The 1st century Temple of Bel at Palmyra before its destruction by Daesh
Image credit Bernard Gagnon. Source Wikimedia Commons
 
The United Nations says a satellite image has confirmed that the Temple of Bel, the main temple in the ancient city of Palmyra in northern Syria, has been destroyed by Daesh.
 
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About George Crawford

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2 Responses to Daesh vandals destroy Palmyra’s Temple of Bel

  1. Miner says:

    Truly sad to see something so ancient destroyed. It seems to be happening more frequently lately.

  2. EJ Miner says:

    Truly sad to see something so ancient destroyed. Seems to be happening more frequently of late.

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