A report by the Syrian Historical Heritage Under Threat, an international non-governmental organization, lists 12 museums throughout Syria, including the museum in Maarat al-Nu’man, that are under threat. The same report lists 24 archaeological sites, 11 centuries-old fortresses, 14 historical mosques, five ancient churches and four historical districts threatened by a combination of aerial bombings, illegal excavations, looting, vandalism, illicit trafficking of cultural property and the installation of heavy weapons.

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