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Rough justice in Iraq: one man's path to mass execution by the roadside

By Isabel Coles
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Jun 8 (Reuters) The killers made no attempt to hide the bodies of the 15 men they shot dead by the side of a road cutting across wheat fields in northern Iraq.
Blindfolded and bound, the victims lay decomposing in plain sight of the occasional car that drives along this route scattered with spent bullet casings. Two of the men had been marched a short way into the field, where one was apparently forced to kneel before being shot from behind.
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03 Dec 2023 | 12:08 AM

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