Islamist militants destroying ancient tombs in Mali
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Islamist militias target Mali's ancient tombs

17 July 2012 Last updated at 16:35 BST

Islamist militias who have occupied parts of Northern Mali, are now targeting ancient tombs in the area.

Mali was once considered one of the most stable places in West Africa, however an interim government is battling with the soldiers who overthrew the previous administration in March.

Thomas Fessy reports.