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Islamic State executes 20 civilians west of Mosul

Islamic State executes 20 civilians west of Mosul
Members of the Islamic State shoots civilians.


Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) An officer in the Joint Operations Command revealed on Friday, that the self-proclaimed Islamic State group executed a number of youths and women, for trying to flee the group-held areas to the liberated areas, west of Mosul.

Colonel Khodier Saleh said in a press statement that the Islamic State terrorist group arrested 20 civilians, including 9 women, while they were trying to flee from al-Yarmouk area toward the recently liberated Mosul al-Jadida.

The radical group then executed the arrested civilians by firing squad in al-Yarmouk area, Saleh further added.

Earlier today, the Islamic State group also shelled the neighborhoods of al-Mushahda, Nabi Sheth and Bab Laksh using mortar missiles, leaving 18 casualties.


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