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January 30, 2013 8:31 am

Ancient Hebrew Manuscript Torched by Mali Islamists

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French soldiers in Bamako, Mali. Photo: Wiki commons.

Israel National News – The historic manuscripts of Timbuktu, including one written in Hebrew, are no more. They were destroyed by Islamic terrorists in the African nation of Mali.

The radical Islamist terrorists attempting to overthrow the Malian government torched the South African-funded Ahmed Baba Institute where the documents were kept as they fled the ancient city of Timbuktu, Mayor Halle Ousmane Cisse told reporters Monday.

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