ISIL militants execute 8 Syrians, crucifying them in public


ISIL executes its opponents north Syria. Activists

ARA News

Kobane, Syria – Militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) executed on Saturday eight people in Deir Hafer town in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province, north of Syria. The executers carried out the operation on charges of belonging to the so-called ‘Awakening movement’, according to ISIL.

The ‘awakenings’ are a designation ISIL called the rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and other Islamic factions which fight against the growing power of ISIL group in Syria.

Talking to ARA News, activists based in the town of Deir Hafer), said that after the ISIL militants hanged the 8 FSA-linked people, they crucified the victims and announced that the dead bodies will remain hanged for three days in the public square of the town.

In the same context, militants of the al-Qaeda splinter group of ISIL crucified on Sunday a civilian alive in the public square of al-Bab city, northeast of Aleppo, on charges of ‘false testification’.

The crucified victim was whipped 20 lashes by ISIL militants, local sources reported.

Noteworthy, the ISIL took control of large areas in the eastern and northern territories of Syria, and recently the group’s control extended in a number of Iraqi provinces as Nineveh and Salah al-Din where an extreme religious approach applied in the ISIL-held areas by the groups’ members.


Reporting by: Sadruddin Kinno

Source: ARA News

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