30 Mar '16, 10am

Drone video shows damaged Palmyra after ISIS occupation

Much of the damage is irreparable, but as experts assess the situation, they hope some of the landmarks can be rebuilt. Archaeologist Amr Al Azm said , “…we’ve seen a lot less damage than expected. With the Temple of Bel – the damage is extensive. That was the most important monument there, and the destruction is almost complete. But the Arch of Triumph, for example, was partially destroyed, but most of the stones are still on the ground nearby. That’s much more feasible to put back together.”

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