Syria's historic Crusader castle damaged by war

This photo made on Thursday, May 1, 2014, shows Crac des Chevaliers, top center, the world's best preserved medieval Crusader castle, above the destroyed Sunni village of Hosn in Syria. The village was destroyed in fighting between the government and rebel forces while the castle, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, also has been damaged over the past two years. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)HOSN, Syria (AP) — The Crac des Chevaliers once held off a siege by the Muslim warrior Saladin some 900 years ago, but today bears the wounds of modern warfare: heavy artillery damaged its walls, an airstrike punctured its roof and shrapnel tore through its religious artifacts.

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