Terrorists destroy ancient Aleppo minaret

Thu Apr 25, 2013 21:06:50

The minaret of the Umayyad Mosque, one of Syria's most famous mosques, has been destroyed by members of al-Nusra terrorist group during clashes in the northern city of Aleppo.

A video emerged showing rubble left over following the destruction of the minaret in the ancient city.

The state news agency SANA quoted Syrian officials as saying that the terrorists blew up the 11th Century minaret in their latest attack on the city.