Iraq Probes Report Of ISIS Attacks On Ancient Site Of Khorsabad

March 8, 2015 2:04 PM

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Iraq Probes Report Of ISIS Attacks On Ancient Site Of Khorsabad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's government is investigating reports that the ancient archaeological site of Khorsabad in northern Iraq is the latest to be attacked by the Islamic State militant group.

Adel Shirshab, the country's tourism and antiquities minister, told The Associated Press there are concerns the militants will remove artifacts and damage the site, located 15 kilometers (9 miles) northeast of Mosul. Saeed Mamuzini, a Kurdish official from Mosul, told the AP that the militants had a...

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