Palmyra's Temple of Bel 'destroyed'

August 31, 2015 10:13 PM

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Palmyra's Temple of Bel 'destroyed'

A satellite image confirms that a temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, the United Nations says.

There had been earlier reports of an explosion at the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, which is held by militants from Islamic State (IS).

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