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ISIS executes five civilians west of Mosul over co-op with Iraqi army

ISIS militias kidnapped and executed five civilians in Baaj town, west of Mosul, on Friday, for gathering information about the group in cooperation with the Iraqi army.

A source within the Iraqi army said in press remarks that the bodies of the victims were retrieved and transferred to the health department in Baaj.

Casualty figures by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said a total of 75 Iraqi civilians were killed, while 179 others were injured due to acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in September 2018.