ISIS has destroyed a part of the ancient Roman Theater in Palmyra according to Syrian state television who made the announcement on Friday.
The report did not elaborate on how much of the architecture was destroyed by the terrorist group.
Chief of the Russian General Staff Main Operations Department Lieutenant-General Sergei Rudskoi said on Wednesday that the ISIS militants were moving weapons and manpower ‘almost unimpededly’ towards Syria’s Palmyra because of the US-led coalition’s actions in Iraq, TASS reported.
According to the general, the Russian military have received information “on a large amount of explosives being moved to the area of Palmyra as ISIS terrorists are aiming to destroy the world cultural heritage in the town.”
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