Iraqi border guards find bodies of six people kidnapped by Islamic State

Islamic State militants

Anbar ( – Iraqi border guards have found bodies of six people, who were kidnapped by the Islamic State terror group in Najaf governorate on Monday.

The bodies were found in Umm Jezan area, some 150 kilometers away from Nukhayb town in Anbar, Iraqi website Alghad Press quoted a military force affiliated to the Popular Mobilization Forces as saying in a statement.

Preparations are underway to move the bodies to the forensic medicine department, the statement read.

On Monday, a security source said that 12 Iraqi people, including five security men, were kidnapped by the militant group in Umm al-Jedaan area, west of Anbar province.

Two of the kidnapped security men were found later dead, the source said

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