Middle East

Famed Syria mosaic museum damaged in barrel bombing: NGO

The Ottoman era Murad Pasha caravanserai (or Khan Murad Pasha), which dates back to 1565 and serves as a museum with a collection of ancient artifacts and mosaics, is seen partially destroyed in the Syrian city of Maaret al-Numan in the Idlib province, which is under the control of opposition fighters, on June 16, 2015 following reported air strikes by Syrian government forces. AFP PHOTO / AL-MAARRA TODAY / GHAITH OMRAN

 

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