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A powerful earthquake destroys historic Silk Road city Bam, Iran - December 26 2003, 5:27 AM,killing over 43,000 people,injured 20,000,left 60,000 homeless and destroyed much of the city of Bam and the old Bam citadel (Arg-e Bam) where is recorded by Unesco as a World Heritage Site and as largest adobe structures in the world which dates back to 2000 years ago.

This citadel was actually the old city of Bam. The city comprised of four sections and 38 watch towers. In the southern side of this structure there were four ramparts and to the north-eastern section there was also another colossal rampart.

The citadel has been constructed of sun baked bricks, argyle and straw, but in some parts stone, brick and the barks of date palms have been utilized. The said citadel comprises of the entrance gate-way, a public sector, a military base and the central section or seat of power.

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