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Islamic State Video Shows Destruction Of Antiquities


A video posted on social media appears to show Islamic State militants destroying ancient sculptures at a museum in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. In the video, accompanied by music and slow-motion effects, men push statues off pedestals and smash them with sledgehammers. An archeologists told Reuters that the artifacts include Assyrian sculptures and other objects dating back thousands of years. (Social media via Reuters)


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