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Damascus: The citadel and the Great Umayyad Mosque

Damascus: Great Umayyad Mosque 19.11.2013 : the façade of the inner courtyard suffered damages by a shell; as a result part of the mosaics above the Great Gate were destroyed.
Damascus : The citadel damaged by shells (03 and 21/11/2013)
Damascus – “The Citadel The Western face of the eastern perimetral wall near the entrance of the Damascus citadel was damaged by a shell. On November 3rd, a mortar shell left a hole of 80 cm in diameter on the perimetral wall. This attack also shattered the building’s windows, amongst them those of the Throne Room. Fortunately, no human casualties were recorded thanks to the measures of precaution and security taken during work to develop the site. traduit par Martin Makinson.”

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