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Satellite Images Confirm ISIS Destroyed Temple in Palmyra, UN Says

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ISIS released photos from the demolition of the Baal Shamin temple in Palmyra, Syria. Photo: Twitter.

Satellite images confirm the demolition of the Baal Shamin temple in Palmyra, Syria. Photo: Twitter.

A satellite image confirms the main temple in the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria has been destroyed by Islamic State (IS) militants, the UN says.

Syria’s head of antiquities had suggested on Monday that the Temple of Bel was still standing, despite reports a massive explosion over the weekend.

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