When are we going to drop a bomb and wipe out these savages?
A Roman-built ampitheatre has been used for the public execution of captured prisoners of war before an audience for the first time in perhaps 1,500 years, after ISIS forces captured the classical ruins at Palmyra last week.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports twenty prisoners, thought to be captured Syrian soldiers who had attempted to defend the ancient city from the Islamic State, were put to death before an audience of militants and locals. The observatory reports the ampitheatre dead were just a few of the near-70 executed in the area so far, on suspicion of being enemy forces, or giving them shelter, reports The Independent.
The 2,000 year-old ampitheatre is just one building in a captured city of ancient ruins, which are considered some of the best preserved in the world.
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