Tal Afar: Inhuman ISIL Starts Mass Execution of Own Family Members for Fear of Imminent Operation of Iraqi Forces
The source said that based on a Fatwa (religious decree) issued by ISIL’s Religious Board the ISIL terrorists are executing their own family members in Tal Afar.
The source further said that the ISIL’s Religious Board has issued the Fatwa for the mass killing of family members before the start of the Iraqi forces’ operation in order not to be exposed and handed over to the army men by the family members in Tal Afar.
The source went on to say that the road connecting Tal Afar to Mosul and Syria’s border is controlled by the Iraqi forces and the town is under the pro-government forces’ siege, and the Iraqi forces and volunteer forces of Hashd al-Shaabi will storm the central part of Tal Afar in next few days.
A security source in Nineveh province in Northwestern Iraq reported on Sunday that ISIL executed 12 senior commanders that tried to flee the town of Tal Afar.
The source said that ISIL arrested 12 commanders of its forces in Tal Afar and executed them on charges of fleeing the town.
The source added that after their defeat in Mosul and losing a large number of fighters the ISIL’s front in Tal Afar has collapsed.