Islamic State militants destroy historic Prophet Jirjis Mosque and Shrine in Mosul

  • by: SAMEER N. YACOUB , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 27, 2014 - 5:56 PM

BAGHDAD — Militants from the Islamic State group blew up a mosque and shrine dating back to the 14th century in Mosul on Sunday, local residents said, the latest casualty in a week that has seen a half dozen of the Iraqi city's most revered holy places destroyed.

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