The militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) executed 284 men and boys to the South of the Iraqi city of Mosul, which previously had intended to use as a human shield. This was reported by a source to CNN in the intelligence of Iraq.

According to TV channel, the massacre took place on Thursday and Friday in the southern outskirts of the city on the territory of the former agricultural Institute. All of them were shot and the bodies then have been moved by bulldozer in a mass grave, said a source broadcaster.

CNN notes that the official confirmation of this information has not yet been obtained.

On Friday it was reported that the Office of the high Commissioner for human rights (OHCHR) is investigating reports about the murder of militants and 40 civilians in a village in the vicinity of the Iraqi city of Mosul, reminds TASS.

Earlier, the UN reported that the militants were able to seize several hundred families to use them as human shields. Of the two settlements was kidnapped 550 families.

Ground military operation to liberate Mosul from ISIS began on the morning of 17 October. In addition to Iraqi government forces, with the participation of Kurdish, as well as the international anti-terrorist coalition. Mosul – second largest city of Iraq with a population of 1.3 million people – more than two years under the control of the group.

The militants executed 284 people near Mosul, knocking the body to the grave with bulldozers 22.10.2016

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