Islamic State executes 20 civilians west of Mosul
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.
Source: /Iraqi News