ISIS militants 'bulldozed' ancient archaeological site, Iraqi ministry says

March 6, 2015 5:48 AM

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The Iraqi government claimed Thursday that ISIS militants had "bulldozed" the renowned Nimrud archaeological site in the north of the country.

The country's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said in a statement posted on its Facebook page that the terror group continues to "defy the will of the world and the feelings of humanity". The statement did not elaborate on the extent of the damage to the site.

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