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Islamic State destroys another ancient temple

By Agencies in Beirut, Lebanon ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-09-01 07:47:29

Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive explosion on Sunday, activists said.

It is the second temple Islamic State has targeted in Palmyra this month.

The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city in central Syria, seized by IS in May.

Islamic State destroys another ancient temple

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