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Homs Countryside: ISIS destroy 5th Century Mar Ellian monastery

According to media sources, the ISIS TERRORIST group has destroyed on Thursday, August the 20th 2015, the 5th Century Mar Elian monastery by using heavy machines. Restored in 1996, the monastery is located in the town of Al Qariatayn, just 85 km southeast of Homs. The town was captured by ISIS on the 6th of August 2015.

Indeed the destruction of the monastery represents another systematic destruction of the cultural heritage perpetrated in regions controlled by ISIS in Syria.

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