IS damage to ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud
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IS damage to Iraqi ancient city of Nimrud

Iraqi forces say they have recaptured Nimrud, the site of an ancient Assyrian city, which was considerably damaged by so-called Islamic State (IS).

The BBC spoke to the head of the Cultural Heritage Initiative at the American School of Oriental Research, which monitored the destruction.

Video produced by Abdujalil Abdurasulov.

  • 14 Nov 2016
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