|Aleppo Antiquities: Quarries Spread and Damage to the Castle and Convent of St. Simeon|
|27/12/2014 - عدد القراءات : 1437|
Aleppo antiquities latest news about St Simeon Mountain, report: that quarries spread in the mountains overlooking to the archaeological sites such as Taqla and Refadeh. In addition, a new large quarry-taking place (by using dynamite) in the area near to the NE convent of St. Simeon, distorted the archaeological landscape to the UNESCO's World Heritage Park.
The news also report that the armed group occupied St. Simeon castle built a brick walls within the castle in order to close all the ancient facades from the West area which known as Tchalenko rooms. They also prevented people from enter or approach the castle.
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