17-02-2020 10:09 PM Jerusalem Timing

ISIL Kills, Crucifies 5 Syrians in Deir Ezzor

ISIL Kills, Crucifies 5 Syrians in Deir Ezzor

Militants of the so-called ’Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) terrorist organization killed and crucified five civilians in Mouhessen town and Jadid Ekeidat village in Deir Ezzor.

Syia: ISIL kills and crucifies civilians in Deir EzzorIn new manifestation of unbridled brutality, militants of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) terrorist organization killed and crucified five civilians in Mouhessen town and Jadid Ekeidat village in the countryside of the northeastern province of Deir Ezzor, state-run news agency said.

SANA reporter quoted a number of residents in the town as saying that ISIL terrorists killed three civilians from the town, two of them are elderly men, on charges of “apostasy” and crucified them in the town’s square.

In the meantime, other ISIL terrorists shot two civilians dead after blindfolding them and tying their hands. The two victims were also crucified in the square of Jadid Akidat village, eye witnesses said.

Earlier, ISIL terrorists killed and crucified two more citizens in al-Hessan village, executed two others in Mouhessen town and assassinated lawyer Dawood Suleiman al-Shaher, member of the general commission of the Bar Association branch in Deir Ezzor, who had been abducted for several days.

In Damascus, three women, including a girl child, were wounded and two houses were damaged in a terrorist mortar attack that hit al-Shaghour neighborhood.

A source at the Police Command told SANA reporter that terrorists fired a mortar round that landed in Zqaq al-Sheikh in the neighborhood, injuring 3 women, including a 9-year-old girl, in addition to damaging two houses.

On Saturday, four citizens, including a young girl, were wounded by mortar shells fired by terrorists on al-Shaghour, al-Abbasiyyeen and al-Qassaa’ neighborhoods in the city of Damascus.