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ISIS executes 40 persons in Iraq

At least 40 persons were executed on Sunday by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq\'s Mosul city.

Published: 22nd August 2016 08:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd August 2016 08:26 AM   |  A+A-

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FILE - In this undated file photo released online in the summer of 2014 on a militant social media account, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on

By IANS

BAGHDAD: At least 40 persons were executed on Sunday by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq's Mosul city, a security official said.

The victims were executed over charges of conspiring against the IS rule in Mosul, Xinhua news agency reported.

The victims were accused of helping people to flee the city and being former Iraqi security members.

"The IS terrorist group delivered the bodies of 40 men and a list of their names to the morgue of the main hospital in Mosul," a security official said. 

The official said all the bodies were shot in the head.



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