Photos: Militants capture and execute dozens of Iraqi soldiers

The Islamic militants who overran cities and towns in Iraq last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring scores of captured Iraqi soldiers

FP Staff June 16, 2014 12:11:17 IST
Photos: Militants capture and execute dozens of Iraqi soldiers
Photos Militants capture and execute dozens of Iraqi soldiers

This image posted on a militant website on Saturday appears to show militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) taking aim at captured Iraqi soldiers wearing plain clothes after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq . AP

Photos Militants capture and execute dozens of Iraqi soldiers

The Islamic militant group that seized much of northern Iraq has posted photos that appear to show its fighters shooting dead dozens of captured Iraqi soldiers in a province north of the capital Baghdad. AP

Photos Militants capture and execute dozens of Iraqi soldiers

Iraq's top military spokesman Lt. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi confirmed the photos’ authenticity on Sunday and said he was aware of cases of mass murder of Iraqi soldiers. AP

Photos Militants capture and execute dozens of Iraqi soldiers

Iraq's top military spokesman Lt. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi confirmed the photos’ authenticity on Sunday and said he was aware of cases of mass murder of Iraqi soldiers. AP

Photos Militants capture and execute dozens of Iraqi soldiers

An image uploaded on Saturday on the jihadist website Welayat Salahuddin allegedly shows militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) executing dozens of captured Iraqi security forces members at an unknown location in the Salaheddin province. AFP

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