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ISIL militants loot and destroy ancient Iraqi city, say tourism officials  fr

ISIL militants have started razing the ruins of the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud, according to tourism officials. They claim heavy machinery has been used to destroy the archaeological site, which is one of the country’s most celebrated. Founded in the 13th century BC, the ancient Assyrian city of....

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This cluster belong to the following story: ISIL fighters destroy another world heritage Iraqi site

Keywords: Iraq / Islamic State, Saddam Hussein / forces, iraqi, militants, shiite, tikrit, baghdad, mosul, city

Start date: Saturday, February 28, 2015

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