One the most sacred holy shrines of Shiite faith was bombed today in Iraq. Both minarets of Imam Askari mosque in Samarra were destroyed as the result of the explosion. Imam Askari is Shitte 11th Imam and his son is Imam Mahdi, the twelfth Imam who is Shiite Hidden Imam and redeemer. Grand Ayattollah Sistani and several others have called for calm.
3. ISNA (Iran): http://isna.ir/Main/NewsView.aspx?ID=News-941605&Lang=E