ISIS blows up landmark Grand al-Nuri mosque with leaning minaret in Mosul - Iraqi military

ISIS blows up landmark Grand al-Nuri mosque with leaning minaret in Mosul - Iraqi military
ISIS blows up landmark Grand al-Nuri mosque with leaning minaret in Mosul - Iraqi military

Published time: 21 Jun, 2017 19:28 Edited time: 21 Jun, 2017 19:35

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The iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, Iraq has been blown up by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists, news agencies report citing the Iraqi military.

The historical mosque in the Old City was particularly famous for its leaning minaret.

Previously, IS leader al-Baghdadi had declared Islamic caliphate at the mosque, AP reported citing an Iraqi officer.

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