ISIS destroyed ancient mummies sculpture in a city of Syria

ISIS destroyed ancient mummies sculptures in Syria
ISIS destroyed ancient mummies sculptures in a city of Syria, source via - google search, world news

ISIS smashed ancient mummies sculptures in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, a video of the same has been released.

The video shows ISIS extremists smashing up and driving a lorry over the mummies sculptures.

ISIS has captured the city in May 2015 and began to destroy the major landmark which was also listed in the Unesco world heritage sites.

Palmyra dates back 4,000 years but most of the ruins date from the Roman period which began around the 27 BC.

They also destroyed the famous Arch of Triumph, the Temple of Baalshamin and the Temple of Bel.

They also have looted the city museums and also a video of them showed destroying precious exhibits.

IS beheaded the city chief archaeologist in the year 2015 in August.

In march the IS army was forced out, Russian drone footage, filmed shortly after Palmyra was recaptured, showed some parts of the ruins had escaped destruction.

ISIS have also bombed temples and local places and placed traps in most of these famous areas.

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