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20/08 00:15 CET

Syrian scholar Khaled al-Asaad beheaded by ISIL militants

Syrian scholar Khaled al-Asaad beheaded by ISIL militants

A leading Syrian antiquities scholar has been beheaded by ISIL fighters, according to his relatives. His body was reportedly hung from a pole in the historic town of Palmyra, but several activists denied that was the case. The killing of 82-year-old Khaled al-Asaad is the…