Isis bulldozes ancient city

In a new crime in their series of reckless offences, they assaulted the ancient city of Nimrud and bulldozed it with heavy machinery, . ISIS has again destroyed cultural treasures, this time bulldozing the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq, an Iraqi ministry said. As the Iraqi military struggle to reclaim the city of Mosul in northern Iraq from the Islamic State ( ISIS ), satellite images show that two iconic archaeological sites have been purposefully . WATCH ISIS Bulldozes Ancient City of Nimrud in Iraq. Militants tear down statues from 13th century B.

Destroyed Ancient City of Nimrud Emerges From Under ISIS Rule – Duration: 1: 55. Wall Street Journal 2. Isis militants intensified their efforts to destroy invaluable historical landmarks in Iraq after “bulldozing the ancient Assyrian archaeological site of Nimrud near Mosul. The antiquities ministry in Baghdad said Isis used heavy military vehicles to destroy parts of the city on Thursday, just weeks after it was . Photograph by Karim Sahib, AFP, Getty Images.

Iraqi government forces have recaptured the ancient city of Nimrud from Isis , the military spokesman has said. In a statement he said: “Troops from the Ninth Armoured Division liberated Nimrud town completely and raised the Iraqi flag above its buildings. The modern city lies just 1km from the ruins of the .

ISIS fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud as the Iraqi army looks to retake Tikrit from the militant group. The Islamic State ( ISIS ) group has destroyed portions of the three-millennium old Assyrian city of Nimrud outside Mosul, sparking international condemnation. Iraqi official say Islamic State militant have begun demolishing the ancient archaeological site of Hatra.

Hatra is an ancient fortified city that was the capital of the first Arab kingdom. It is a UNESCO world heritage site. ISIS militants have flattened the ancient Assyrian city of Nimru an archaeological site near the city of Mosul, using heavy military vehicles. ISLAMIC State terrorists have. The statement did not elaborate on the damage but said that IS (also known as Isis or Isil) continues to defy the will of the world and the feelings of humanity with this latest act.

Officials said that . This is the latest in a series of ISIS attacks against Iraqi heritage. Widespread outrage after ISIS bulldozes ancient Iraq city. The destruction targets various places of worship under ISIL control and ancient historical artifacts.

A tribal source from the nearby city of Mosul told Reuters the militants, who dismiss . Its reported destruction comes a week after video showed ISIS militants . The ancient site was founded in the 13th century B. By Dominic Evans and Saif Hameed BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimru the Iraqi.

According to the Iraqi government, ISIS militants used vehicles to destroy parts of the archaeological site at the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud.