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Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild

When Iraqi soldiers entered the Mosul Museum on March 13, they were greeted by scenes of enormous damage caused by the Islamic State (IS).

A view of a destroyed museum, where Islamic State militants filmed themselves destroying priceless statues and sculptures in 2015, during a battle against the militants in Mosul, Iraq, March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani - RTX30KNFSome items had been destroyed or burned, while others had been stolen by IS militants and sold to antiquities traders.

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