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ISIS Destroys Tombs of Biblical Prophets Jonah, Daniel

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has destroyed the tomb of Biblical Jonah, according to Arabic media outlets, in a show of disdain for non-Islamic cultures. 

"ISIS militants have destroyed the Prophet Younis (Jonah) shrine east of Mosul city after they seized control of the mosque completely," a security source, who kept his identity anonymous, told the Iraq-based al-Sumaria News Thursday. "The militants closed all of the mosque doors and prevented worshipers from entering to pray."

A witness who did not wish to give his name said that ISIS militants "first stopped people from praying in it, they fixed explosive charges around and inside it and then blew it up in front of a large gathering of people," according to AFP.

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