Iraqi court sentences Russian ISIS member to death


September 12, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Al-Sumaria Television Channel has reported that an Iraqi supreme court on Tuesday sentenced a Russian citizen to death for being a member of ISIS.

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A spokesman for the Council, Abdul Sattar al-Birqadar, revealed that the Russian citizen who was not named in the report, was accused of ties to the al-Zarqawi Battalion, one of groups comprising of ISIS. 

The militant admitted that he carried out several terrorist attacks against Iraq’s security forces in 2015, the spokesman said.

The terrorist was apprehended by Iraq’s security forces during the liberation of Mosul from ISIS.

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