#ISIS Destroys Ancient Tower Tombs In Palmyra #MWO #OpIsis

Militants from the Islamic State group have demolished three ancient tower tombs in the Syrian desert city of Palmyra, the country’s antiquities chief said Friday.Maamoun Abdulkarim told reporters that sources in Palmyra had confirmed the destruction of three tombs built between the years 44 and 103 A.D. “They blew up three tower tombs, the best preserved and most beautiful,” he told Agence France-Presse.ISIS militants recently destroyed two temples at the World Heritage Site, which it has controlled since wresting control of the city from the Syrian government in May.The group also beheaded an archaeologist working at the site. In August, reports emerged that the group had beheaded Khaled Asaad, an antiquities scholar who worked at Palmyra.

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