Islamic State Video 'Smashing Idols' Shows the Demolition of Yet Another Ancient City

April 4, 2015 4:19 PM

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The Islamic State has destroyed the priceless remains of another ancient city in Iraq, according to a new video released by the group that shows militants demolishing artifacts at the ancient city of Hatra.

The video, titled "Smashing Idols," was released Friday night and shows militants using sledgehammers and rifles to destroy artifacts at the archeological site. One man climbs up on a ladder to knock down a figure of a head with a hammer, while others fire their AK-47s and smash the statues and colu...

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