The Islamic State has released brutal photos allegedly showing execution of eight people.
Militants execute 8 Iraqi policemen for spying (Graphic photos)
Reports say pictures appear to be screenshots from a video and some of the victims were probably interviewed before their execution, as they can be seen wearing microphones
ISIS claims those killed were Iraqi police who infiltrated the terror group to spy for the Iraqi government.
Reports say pictures appear to be screenshots from a video and some of the victims were probably interviewed before their execution, as they can be seen wearing microphones.
The images entitled 'The Day of Judgment ', show eight handcuffed people in orange jumpsuits, described in captions as either police officers or “secret informants.” Certain images showed closeup portraits of the victims.
According to reports, the leader of the group, accused of spying, is identified by the militants as Captain Hossam Salah Bnosh. He and the seven others allegedly joined the Islamic State to secretly collect data for the Iraqi government, according to reports by IS media, cited by Al-Alam news channel.
The information was reportedly passed on to the coalition forces, carrying out air-strikes against IS.
One of those executed, Ahmad Basil Ramadan, a young bearded man, was specifically accused of providing the Iraqi authorities with information on the location of IS soldiers’ houses.
The photos show the men, blindfolded and handcuffed, and being frog-marched to the place of their execution. They are seen kneeling in a row in front of armed men in black.
One picture shows seven of the victims on the ground, with blood running from their heads.
The pictures’ authenticity cannot be independently verified. It’s also not clear when they were taken.
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