Iraq sculpture ruined by ISIL recreated in London

A recreation of a sculpture destroyed by ISIL in Iraq has been unveiled in London's Trafalgar Square.

    A recreation of a sculpture destroyed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in Iraq has been unveiled in London's Trafalgar Square.

    The replica of Lamassu is made out of thousands of tins of date syrup.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports.


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