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Iraq Sentences 24 to Death for Massacre

An Iraqi court has sentenced 24 militants to death for their part in a massacre of Iraqi military recruits a year ago in the northern city of Tikrit. Hundreds of the recruits, mostly Shi'ite Muslims, were shot to death execution-style after the Islamic State group seized the provincial capital and overran the Camp Speicher air base previously used by U.S. troops. The militants captured roughly 1,700 soldiers trying to flee. The central court in Baghdad on Wednesday sentenced the 24...

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