A Syrian Government controlled Museum was raided on Wednesday 28th June. Armed gunmen assaulted the National Museum in Khorsabad and stole many valuable artefacts that date back to 10,000bc.
14 members of staff we killed during the raid and many others injured.
Syria is still a very unstable country due to the civil war that rages on there. The government has publicly denounced this assault and says that the Islamic state Terrorists that were responsible will be brought to justice.