IS executes 40 people in Iraq

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Baghdad, Aug 22: At least 40 persons were executed on Sunday (Aug 21) by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq's Mosul city, a security official said.

The victims were executed over charges of conspiring against the IS rule in Mosul, Xinhua news agency reported.

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The victims were accused of helping people to flee the city and being former Iraqi security members.

"The IS terrorist group delivered the bodies of 40 men and a list of their names to the morgue of the main hospital in Mosul," a security official said.

The official said all the bodies were shot in the head.

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