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HRW: IS Massacre of Iraqi Troops Worse Than Originally Believed

Human Rights Watch says the Islamic State group massacred as many as 770 Iraqi soldiers who were captured when the militants overran an Iraqi military base in June. The figure is much higher than what the New York-based rights group originally reported and is based on new evidence showing more execution sites. Human Rights Watch said Wednesday the "barbarity" of Islamic State grossly offends the conscience. Islamic State seized Camp Speicher near Tikrit in June, capturing...

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