Indian artefacts destroyed
Melbourne, Feb. 9 (PTI): A 200-year-old sword was used to destroy valuable items at an Indian cultural centre at Woolgoolga of New South Wales, a report said today.
tings, musical instruments, statues and 500-year-old manuscripts were destroyed at the Raj Mahal Indian Cultural Centre.
ďA lot of the items were priceless,Ē said the owner of a Taj Mahal replica which was also ruined. He said the incident was an act of planned vandalism, with only the sword stolen.
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