(London Independent) ISIS has blown up three 2,000-year-old Syrian tower tombs in the latest destruction of ancient artefacts in the region.
The extremist Islamic organisation recently destroyed two ancient temples at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Palmyra, prompting international mourning for their loss.
ISIS militants blew up the three towers, built between 44 and 103 AD, ten days ago. Among those destroyed was Elahbel, which dated from 103 AD and was four stories high with an underground floor.
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