36 hanged over 2014 mas­sacre of re­cruits

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Iraq hanged 36 men con­victed over the 2014 mas­sacre by Sunni ji­hadists and al­lied mil­i­tants of up to 1700 mil­i­tary re­cruits. They had been found guilty of in­volve­ment in the “Spe­icher” mas­sacre, named after a base near Tikrit where the re­cruits were kid­napped be­fore be­ing ex­e­cuted in a mas­sacre claimed by the Is­lamic State group. “The ex­e­cu­tions of the 36 con­victed over the Spe­icher crime were car­ried out this morn­ing in Nasiriyah prison,” a spokesper­son for the gov­er­nor’s of­fice in Dhiqar, the prov­ince of which Nasiriyah is the cap­i­tal, said on Au­gust 21.

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