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Tuesday, 25 January 2022 05:00 GMT

Around 741 civilians were executed by Daesh during Mosul battle


(MENAFN) A total of 741 civilians were executed by Daesh amid the battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul, the UN said on Thursday.

During the fight between Daesh and the internationally-backed Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) that ended in July, a total of 2,521 civilians were killed, mostly by Daesh attacks, the UN rights office said in a report.

The UN accused the jihadists of perpetrating "international crimes" during the nine-month military campaign.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in a statement, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein "Those responsible must answer for their heinous crimes".

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