Latest News Wires Iraqi forces executed 255 Sunni prisoners in apparent revenge killings

While fleeing from ISIS militants, Iraqi forces unlawfully executed at least 255 Sunni prisoners across several towns and villages over the past month, says Human Rights Watch. The executions appear to have been revenge killings.

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Iraqi security forces and government affiliated militias appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255 prisoners over the past month in apparent revenge for killings by Islamic State fighters, according to a rights group on Saturday.