Iraqi military claims Islamic State has destroyed the mosque where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a ‘caliphate’ three years ago

The Iraqi military has accused Islamic State militants of blowing up the Grand al-Nouri mosque of Mosul , where the militants’ leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a self-styled “caliphate” spanning parts of Syria and Iraq three years ago.

Islamic State’s Amaq news agency accused US aircraft of destroying the mosque.

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