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ISIS Says It Destroyed Archaeological Pieces From Palmyra

In this image posted on a militant website by the Aleppo branch of the Islamic State group on Friday, July 3, 2015, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, a militant smashes items that the group claims are smuggled archaeological pieces from the historic central town of Palmyra, Syria. (Militant website via AP)
In this image posted on a militant website by the Aleppo branch of the Islamic State group on Friday, July 3, 2015, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, a militant smashes items that the group claims are smuggled archaeological pieces from the historic central town of Palmyra, Syria. (Militant website via AP)

BEIRUT—The ISIS group says it has destroyed six archaeological pieces from the historic town of Palmyra that were confiscated from a smuggler. An ISIS statement says...

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