IS executes 7 civilians in Iraq

(MENAFN) On Saturday, at least seven Iraqi civilians were executed by the Islamic State (IS) in the province of Diyala, a source said.

The execution came after the IS jihadists had set up a fake checkpoint and abducted the victims on the road between Baquba and Buhriz, Diyala Police Chief Habib al-Shammari was quoted by Anadolu Agency.

"Security forces later found their bodies; they appear to have been killed execution-style," the security official said.


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