19 Aug 2015

ISIS Beheads Senior Syrian Archaeologist, Hangs His Headless Body

PALMYRA (Web Work area) – Islamic State (ISIS) activists decapitated an artifacts researcher in the antiquated Syrian city of Palmyra and hung his body on a segment in a principle square of the memorable webpage, Syria's ancient pieces boss said. 

Haaretz reported, Syrian state ancient pieces boss Maamoun Abdulkarim said the group of Khaled Asaad had educated him that the 82-year-old researcher who worked for more than 50 years as head of relics in Palmyra was executed by Islamic State on Tuesday. 

Asaad had been confined and cross examined for over a month by the IS militants."Just envision that such a researcher who gave such significant administrations to the spot and to history would be executed … and his carcass as yet swinging from one of the old segments in the focal point of a square in Palmyra," Abdulkarim said. 

Abdulkarim said Asaad was known for a few insightful works distributed in global archeological diaries on Palmyra, which in times long past thrived as a vital exchanging center point along the Silk Road.