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Islamic State executes 5 civilians on charges of spying in Hawija

Islamic State executes 5 civilians on charges of spying in Hawija
Members of the Islamic State while publicly executing Iraqi man. File photo.


Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) The self-proclaimed Islamic State group executed five civilians in Hawija District, west of Kirkuk, on charges of spying, a source told Alsumaria News on Wednesday.

The source said, “Today the Islamic State group executed five civilians in Hawija District on charges of spying and collaboration with government and Kurdish security forces.”

“The execution was filmed after the so-called Sharia Court of the Islamic State issued the death sentence,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians in Hawija for collaborating with security forces, after capturing the district in June 2014.


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