ISIS Destroy Virgin Mary Church and Central Library of Mosul

ISIS Destroy Virgin Mary Church and Central Library of Mosul
Sun Feb 22, 2015 18:50:23

Elements of the ISIS terrorist’s group blew up the Virgin Mary Church and burns more than 8 thousand rare books, manuscripts in Central Library of Mosul.

A local source in Nineveh province revealed on Saturday that the ISIS militants had burned more than eight thousand rare books and manuscripts in the Central Library of Mosul.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “The ISIS elements burned this evening the Central Library of Mosul in al-Fathilah area, which resulted in destroying more than eight thousand rare book and manuscripts, dating back to ancient historical eras in one of oldest libraries in Nineveh.”

It is reported that people tried to prevent the terrorist group elements from burning the library, but failed.”

In another incident ISIS members blew up the Virgin Mary Church north of Mosul.

On Thursday evening, elements of the ISIS group detonated the Virgin Mary Church north of Mosul using improvised explosive devices .The ISIS elements used the church as their headquarters for leaders of European, Arab and East Asian nationalities to live there.

The explosion destroyed the Church entirely.

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