Video shows Islamic State smashing ancient Iraq city. Real or fake?

April 5, 2015 1:00 AM

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A new video uploaded late last week shows militants smashing walls with sledgehammers and firing at statues with AK-47s in the ancient Iraq city of Hatra, in what appears to be the group’s latest efforts in its ongoing purge of Iraq and Syria’s cultural heritage.

Another ancient city has fallen into the destructive hands of the Islamic State.

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