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Syrian activists said late Sunday that ISIS militants have destroyed a nearly 2,000-year-old arch in the ancient city of Palmyra, the latest victim in the group's campaign to destroy historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.The Arch of Triumph was one of the most recognizable sites in Palmyra, the central city affectionately known by Syrians as the "Bride of the Desert," which the ISIS group seized in May. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ISIS blew up the arch but left the colonnades in place.As the Syrian army fights to recapture Palmyra, there are fears that ISIS may speed up its razing of the ancient site.In recent weeks, ISIS militants blew up two famed temples in Palmyra.
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