Tracking a trail of historical obliteration: ISIS wipes out revered ancient sites

March 9, 2015 7:22 PM

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Tracking a trail of historical obliteration: ISIS wipes out revered ancient sites

(CNN)ISIS is continuing to bulldoze its way through the cultural heritage of Iraq and Syria, with the ancient Assyrian capital of Khorsabad apparently the extremist group's latest archaeological victim.

Iraq's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said Monday it had received reports that Khorsabad had been destroyed.

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