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ISIS beheads 4 civilians including council member in Tikrit

17 March
15:24 2015

NEWS CENTER (DİHA) - A local source in Salahuddin province said Tuesday, that elements of the ISIS group have beheaded four civilians, including a local council member in the city of Tikrit.

The source said, “This morning, ISIS militants beheaded four civilians from Tikrit,” noting that, “Among them was a member in the local council of the city.” The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added, “The civilians were executed on charges of forming Volunteer Fighters (al-Hashd al-Sha’bi) cells.”

It is noteworthy that the city of Tikrit is currently experiencing large-scale military operations conducted by the security forces and al-Hashd al-Sha’bi elements to liberate it from ISIS control.

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