Breaking: Historic Palmyra, Syria FALLS to ISIS

The ancient city of Palmyra, Syria fell to ISIS late Wednesday.

Syrian television is is airing nationalist songs over nature scenes.

The city is a crossroad to many other major cities.

Palmyra is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible and in the annals of the Assyrian kings. The historic city was subjected to wide scale looting and damaged by the clashes during the Syrian civil war.

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