KI-Media (via an anonymous reader) has posted photos of the serious damage at Preah Vihear. They have it spread out over several posts:
Part 1 (Gopura II and III), Part 2 (Gopura III), Part 3 (NW of Gopura III), Part 4 (More at Gopura III), and Part 5 (Gopura I)
It appears that my earlier post was incorrect, it was not Gopura V that sustained the most serious damage, but Gopuras I, II, and III. For reference, here is a photo of the Gopuras from KI-Media.
Here are a few photos from KI-Media showing some of the damage of Gopura III
I photographed this part of Gopura III on my first visit to Preah Vihear in 2007 (at this point it was still accessible from Thailand). Here is a photo of the same part of the Gopura in 2007 and happier times.
Very upsetting and disappointing indeed.
Great that you’ve offered us before and after photos… sad to see the destruction.
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