SHAFAQNA ( Exclusive ) – The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Statues are smashed using sledgehammers and drills in what seems to be a museum in the city of Mosul. Statues are also shown being destroyed at an archaeological site known as the Nergal Gate.
UNESCO is calling for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council after the so-called Islamic State (IS) group released a video showing the destruction of ancient artefacts & idols in a museum in Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul.
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