“Islamic State” organization executes 8 persons in Bokmal city

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the “Islamic State” organization executed 8 persons in Bokmal city located on the Syrian-Iraqi border, they were killed on charges of “cooperating with the International Coalition and giving coordinates to warplanes”.

According to http://www.syriahr.com, quoting crossed sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the execution took place in 2 locations near al-Rahman Mosque and near al-Hajjana building, where both sites were bombed dawn of Monday the 15th May 2017.

According the report, tens of persons were killed and wounded, and reliable sources confirmed to the Observatory that some of the 8 young men who were executed are Iraqis and that the cell was arrested earlier and has nothing to do with the recent operation by the Coalition in which they targeted at areas in Bokmal city causing a massacre,

The sources suggested that the organization may have chosen the time and place “to try to absorb the anger of the people and to appear as their defender”.

Source: News Now/www.syriahr.com

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.