Six on death row executed by hanging in southern Iraq, three for ‘terrorism’

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Six Iraqis sentenced to death, three for “terrorism,” were hanged Monday in a prison in southern Iraq, a medical source told AFP.

The source said the hangings took place in Nasiriyah prison, where death row prisoners are held.

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Amnesty International says it recorded more than 45 executions in Iraq in last year, including many of people accused of belonging to ISIS.

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