“The ISIL tied up hands and feet of its militants, put them inside a closed-door car with all the windows rolled up and opened gas hose sent into the car until they died,” the Arabic-language media outlets quoted an unnamed source in Mosul as saying.
The ISIL is resorting to different intimidation methods to prevent its own militants from fleeing the battlefield.
In a relevant development on Sunday, the Iraqi forces discovered a mass grave in al-Khalediya Island in Anbar province believed to contain the bodies of 200 ISIL terrorists.
“The mass grave found in al-Malahema region of al-Khalediya Island contains about 200 bodies of the ISIL terrorists,” the Arabic-language media quoted unnamed local sources as saying.
It is not yet clear if the terrorists had been killed in tough battle with the Iraqi joint military forces or executed by their comrades. READ MORE OF THIS STORY