Ansar Dine fighters destroy Timbuktu shrines

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Fighters in Mali say they will continue to destroy the ancient shrines of Muslim saints in the famed city of Timbuktu.

The rebel group Ansar Dine say the relics are un-Islamic.

Just days ago, the UN cultural agency UNESCO placed the shrines on its list of endangered heritage sites.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.

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