Death toll from Islamic State massacre of Sunni tribe in Anbar surges

November 2, 2014 8:40 PM

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Death toll from Islamic State massacre of Sunni tribe in Anbar surges

The brutality of the Islamic State, which it's relying on to terrify Iraqi Sunnis into submission, continued with the recent murder of 322 captives, Iraqi officials say.

Iraqi officials upped the death toll of a massacre of Sunni Arab tribesmen by the self-styled Islamic State today to 322, making it among the largest massacres of civilians carried out by the group so far in its campaign to terrify Iraqi civilians and security forces from opposing the group.

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