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Islamists destroy world heritage sites in Timbuktu

Audio 06:11
Reuters/Adama Diarra
By: Alexandra Brangeon
7 min

Islamist rebels occupying Timbuktu in northern Mali have vowed to smash every mausoleum in the ancient city... Seven mausoleums have been reportedly been destroyed this weekend. This despite international protests. RFI spoke to Baz Lecoq, a Mali specialist at Ghent University, in Belgium. 

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