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Medieval Sufi saints tombs destroyed by extremists in Timbuktu

Armed Islamists in Mali have bulldozed the tombs of three Sufi saints near Timbuktu. “They arrived aboard six or seven vehicles, heavily armed,” said Garba Maiga, a resident of Timbuktu, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its ancient shrines. “They flattened everything with a bulldozer and pulled up