Islamic State images purport to show destroyed Syrian temple

August 25, 2015 11:03 AM

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has released propaganda images that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra.

The images, posted Tuesday on social media by supporters of the group, showed the temple reduced to a pile of rocks. One caption read: "The complete destruction of the pagan Baalshamin temple."

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