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6th century BC city bulldozed to make way for railroad

The ancient city of Danyawaddy in Burma, which dates back to the 6th century BC, has been razed to make way for a new railroad line. The most ancient city of Arakan, known historically as Danyawaddy, which existed in the 6 century BCE, was destroyed by bulldozers for construction of a

14th-century Burmese sites bulldozed to make way for railway

Authorities in Burma have bulldozed a path through the ancient city of Mrauk U to make way for a new railway. A local archaeologist told Narinjara that the construction of the railroad through the city started on 7 November, and many ancient structures built by 14th century Arakanese cultures have

Pakistan’s ancient monuments threatened by quarrying and blasting

Ancient monuments in Pakistan's Taxila valley are being severly damaged by nearby quarrying and blasting. Blasting causes vibrations just like earthquakes and create P-waves (Primary waves) that push and pull the earth. S-waves (Secondary waves) shake the earth from side to side. These waves cause disintegration in earth and damage to