Looters target Iraq antiquities

Fresh wave of looting hits museums and archaeological sites across southern Iraq.

    Iraq's antiquities are facing an old enemy.

    A new wave of looting has hit museums and archaeological sites across southern Iraq.

    Officials say the treasures have been left completely unprotected and exposed to increasingly organised gangs. 

    That's despite a national and international clamour to protect Iraq's history.

    From Baghdad Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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