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Massacres 40 Shiite Turkmen

23 Aug, 2014

ISIS has massacred as at least 40 Shiite Turkmen during expulsions from four villages in the northern province of Salahduin, officials and members of the ethnic group say. The Washington Post witnesses a mass burial of two women and 13 men from Bashir, located 30 miles north of the other three villages. Kirkuk deputy police chief Gen. Turhan Abdel-Rahman confirms at least 25 other deaths in Chardaghli, Brawchi and Karanaz, which are located 50 miles south of Kirkuk and says there are more deaths uncounted:

There are other bodies still inside Bashir.