06 Mar '15, 3am

Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site

People visit the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, March 1, 2015. On Saturday, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vowed to track down and punish those who were behind the smashing of rare ancient artifacts in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. On Thursday, the Islamic State group released a video purportedly showing militants using sledgehammers to smash the statues, describing them as idols that must be removed. The act brought global condemnation. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

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