ISIS Demolishes Ancient City of Hatra



Islamic State militants are reportedly destroying yet another ancient archeological site, this time the 2,000-year-old Iraqi city of Hatra, according to the country’s tourism and antiquities ministry.

Employees of the ministry in Mosul say that the militants demolished the site today.

A resident in the area told Reuters that a powerful explosion was heard today and that other residents reported militants destroying some of Hatra’s larger buildings and bulldozing other parts. Hatra was named a world heritage site in 1987. Read more.

{Andy Newscenter}


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