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Timbuktu Mausoleums in Danger of Total Destruction

Many are concerned over the continued destruction of historic mausoleums in Mali’s historic city of Timbuktu by Islamist groups. "Not a single mausoleum will remain in Timbuktu," Abou Dardar, a leader of the Islamist group Ansar Dine, told AFP news agency.

(Photo: REUTERS/Adama Diarra)

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