Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Mass grave of ISIS victims found in Iraq's Ramadi

Iraqi security forces find grave believed to hold remains of 40 people executed by ISIS, many beheaded.

Security forces found a mass grave in the Iraqi city of Ramadi containing the remains of at least 18 people killed by ISIS, police said Tuesday.Ramadi was recaptured at the end of last month from ISIS, which overran large parts of Iraq in 2014 and has repeatedly carried out mass killings and other atrocities in areas it controls.

"So far, we have removed 18 bodies including five members of the police, and work is continuing to remove the remaining victims," police Major Tareq Abdulkarim told AFP. (Read More)