ISIS damages ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra, activists say

August 30, 2015 11:05 PM

10 0

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

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

Also read: Islamic State Girds to Defend Remote Syria Outpost

Read more

To category page

Loading...