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Tombs in Timbuktu’s Djingareyber mosque ‘destroyed’
BBC:

Islamist fighters in Timbuktu have destroyed 2 tombs at the northern Malian city’s famous Djingareyber mosque, residents have said.
Timbuktu is a World Heritage site, with centuries-old shrines to Islamic saints, revered by Sufi Muslims.
The al-Qaida-linked Ansar Dine group that seized the city in April says they are idolatrous and wants them removed.

Photo: The centuries-old Djingareyber mosque is made mainly of mud and wood. (via BBC)

Tombs in Timbuktu’s Djingareyber mosque ‘destroyed’

BBC:

Islamist fighters in Timbuktu have destroyed 2 tombs at the northern Malian city’s famous Djingareyber mosque, residents have said.

Timbuktu is a World Heritage site, with centuries-old shrines to Islamic saints, revered by Sufi Muslims.

The al-Qaida-linked Ansar Dine group that seized the city in April says they are idolatrous and wants them removed.

Photo: The centuries-old Djingareyber mosque is made mainly of mud and wood. (via BBC)