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Consider adding this one to the list: ISIS destroys Ibn al Athir's sanctuary

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Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), Jun 21, 2014 at 18:04

Not sure how reliable this site is, but they report the following:

"Since the ISIS took that city in northern Iraq, its militants have destroyed the sanctuary in which was buried Ibn al Athir, a historian and philosopher who traveled in the twelfth century with the army of Saladin and wrote the most reliable account of the Crusades from the Muslim point of view.

Apparently, dome has completely disappeared that rose on the grave of Ibn al Athir, and the park surrounding it. Ibn al Athir also compiled a history of Muslims since the advent of Islam up to his time."

http://www.newspakistan.pk/2014/06/22/militants-destroy-cultural-legacy-mosul/

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