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Xingjiao Temple was founded in AD 669 by the Tang Emperor Gao Zong, It was destroyed and rebuilt several times. China. Xian, Shaanxi province. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)

Xingjiao Temple, Ancient Chinese Buddhist Site, Faces Demolition

Authorities in Xian, the Chinese city home to the Terracotta Warriors, have ordered most of the buildings in a 1,300-year-old Buddhist temple demolished, staff said Thursday, provoking online outrage. The…