In another offensive to destroy Mosul’s religious heritage, radical militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group blew up Nabi Shiyt (Prophet Seth) shrine in the northern Iraqi city, Agence France-Presse reported Saturday.
“ISIS militants stopped people from coming close, set explosives in and around the shrine and then detonated them as a crowd looked on,” one resident who witnessed the demolition told AFP.
A video published on YouTube on Friday showed how ISIS detonated the entire shrine.
Seth is revered in Christianity, Islam and Judaism as the third son of Adam and Eve…
See also this story at the Long War Journal for another video plus more commentary.