War is hell, but somehow we can't seem to put a stopper on it. It's like poison that has been spilled and can't be mopped up. So much bloodshed and so much destruction that it makes you question the entire concept of humanity. Not only does it contribute to the loss of countless human lives, it also wreaks havoc upon architectural marvels and sites that have stood the test of time, but sadly can't stand the test of bombs and gunfire. Here are 15 such sites that were decimated by the occurrence of war. Bamyan Buddha - Afghanistan The Bamyan Buddha was a prime example of the Gandhara School of Art that flourished in ancient times. Even that wasn't spared!
This UNESCO World Heritage Site was burnt to the ground.
The historical city was destroyed and decimated by the ISIS.