Iraqi city of Nimrud stood for 3,000 years, until ISIS

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has released a new video showing what appears to be the terror group's destruction of an ancient city in Iraq.

It was a city that stood for 3,000 years, reduced to dust in a matter of seconds. That's what new video from ISIS purports to show. It cannot be independently verified.

But if legitimate, a crater is all that remains of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, one of Iraq's greatest archaeological treasures.

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