Aerial Images Show Destruction Of Ancient Christian Monastery In Iraq

January 20, 2016 3:49 PM

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This combination of two satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe, taken on March 31, 2011 (top), and Sept. 28, 2014, shows the site of the Christian monastery known as St. Elijah's, or Dair Mar Elia.

New satellite images of the St. Elijah's Monastery, located in the ISIS-held city of Mosul, no longer show a neatly chiseled parcel of square land, complete with walls and buildings built into a hill.

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