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ISIS executes 8 of its fighters in Mosul, 5 ISIS members killed in Bashiqa

ISIS members carrying out executions by firing squad. Archival photo.
ISIS members while carrying out executions by firing squad. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Nineveh Province announced on Thursday killing five members of the so-called ISIS by an artillery shelling in Bashiqa northeast of Mosul (405 km north of Baghdad), while pointed out that ISIS executed eight of its fighters for not joining the combat axes in the city center.

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan spokesman in Mosul, Ghyath Alsurja, said in a press statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The artillery of the Peshmerga forces that were stationed on Bashiqa Mountain north of Mosul targeted ISIS gathering in the district.”

Alsurja added, “The bombing resulted in the killing of five members of the so-called ISIS, as well as destructing two military vehicles,” indicating that, “ISIS executed eight of its members in Nineveh Province on charges of not joining the combat axes.”

“The death sentence was carried out by firing squad in the old jail in Nineveh,” Alsurja continued.


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