The face of a six-metre-tall Buddha rock sculpture, once vandalised and disfigured by militants in 2007, has been repaired. Photo: Kyodo The face of a six-metre-tall Buddha rock sculpture, once vandalised and disfigured by militants in 2007, has been repaired. Photo: Kyodo
The face of a six-metre-tall Buddha rock sculpture, once vandalised and disfigured by militants in 2007, has been repaired. Photo: Kyodo

Face of ‘Jahanabad Buddha’ in Pakistan restored 10 years after militants damaged it with explosives

In September 2007, militant group partially destroyed rock-carving with explosives, claiming Buddhist structures go against Islamic teaching

Topic |   Islamic militancy
The face of a six-metre-tall Buddha rock sculpture, once vandalised and disfigured by militants in 2007, has been repaired. Photo: Kyodo The face of a six-metre-tall Buddha rock sculpture, once vandalised and disfigured by militants in 2007, has been repaired. Photo: Kyodo
The face of a six-metre-tall Buddha rock sculpture, once vandalised and disfigured by militants in 2007, has been repaired. Photo: Kyodo
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