Updated in: 16 January 2021 - 16:51
News ID: 70246
Publish Date: 20May 2018 - 09:40

US-Backed SDF Forces Looting Historical Artifacts in ManbijTEHRAN (Defapress)- The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are plundering the historical artifacts in the town of Manbij in Aleppo, media sources said on Saturday.

The Arabic-language Baladi news website affiliated to the dissidents reported that the SDF forces, supported by the US, loot the artifacts in Manbij in organized operations.

It added that the SDF has blocked the roads leading to Sheikh Aliq's tomb in the Center of Manbij after finding a large number of historical monuments in the region.

According to the report, the SDF has discovered several historical statutes and golden artifacts belonging to the Roman era and transferred them to Kobani in Eastern Aleppo.

They had also earlier found other historical artifacts in Byzantine graveyard in front of al-Sana'ah district, al-Hal market, historical Najm castle, Hirbole temple and several other graveyards.

Manbij, located in Eastern Aleppo, has a large number of historical monuments and artifacts belonging to the Ancient Roman era.

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