Pictures of Palmyra: Before and after

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Note: CCTV’s repoter Xu Dezhi is based in Damascus, Syria. He traveled to the Syrian city of Palmyra several times from 2015.  He sent us the pictures of before and after of the Palmyra. Drag the slider to compare the images.

Temple of Bel, whole temple destroyed by ISIL in late 2015.

Tetrapylon, destroyed by ISIL in January 2017.

Amphitheater of Palmyra, or Roman Theatre at Palmyra. Its facade was destroyed by ISIL in January 2017.


United Nations published this UNOSAT Palmyra Roman Tetrapylon and Amphitheatre Damage Assessment on January, 2017.
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