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  סיון 18, 5774 , 16/06/14

ISIS Claims to Have Executed 1,700 Iraqi Soldiers

Islamist rebels from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), who are headed towards Baghdad, claimed on Sunday that they had executed 1,700 Iraqi soldiers.

The group made the claim on its Twitter account and added that the soldiers were killed during the ISIS takeover of Mosul and Tikrit. Officials in Baghdad would not comment.

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