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December 2, 1988 | Deutsche Presse-Agentur
Robbers dynamited and looted three ancient Roman tombs in the southern port city of Tyre, 45 miles south of Beirut, police and the newspaper An Nahar reported. An official in charge of the sites, Wafik Allam, said, "The vandals destroyed the tombs in order to steal the items inside." Allam said that similar vandalism had destroyed as many as 10 tombs recently, with the loss of contents worth "millions of dollars."
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December 2, 1988 | Deutsche Presse-Agentur
Robbers dynamited and looted three ancient Roman tombs in the southern port city of Tyre, 45 miles south of Beirut, police and the newspaper An Nahar reported. An official in charge of the sites, Wafik Allam, said, "The vandals destroyed the tombs in order to steal the items inside." Allam said that similar vandalism had destroyed as many as 10 tombs recently, with the loss of contents worth "millions of dollars."
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