Islamic Militants In Iraq Destroy Another Historic Mosque

July 28, 2014 5:51 PM

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Islamic State militants have destroyed a nearly 600-year-old mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the latest of several religious sites demolished by the group recently.

Mosul residents said the Prophet Jirjis Mosque and Shrine was blown up on July 27 by the radical Sunni group because it is a Shi'ite worship site.

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