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ISIS destroys ancient cities of Hatra and Nimrud

March 15th, 2015

Episode 248 of 1400 episodes

Islamic State militants in Iraq have reportedly been looting and bulldozing some of the most precious and ancient archaeological sites in the world. The militants have targeted the ancient Assyrian cities of Nimrud, Hatra and, most recently, Dur-Sharrukin, or the Fortress of Sargon.