Islamic State mass killings now target Iraqi tribe

November 3, 2014 4:34 PM

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants publicly shot dead 36 Sunni tribesmen, women and children Monday, an Iraqi official and a tribal leader said, pushing the total number of members slain by the extremists in recent days to more than 200.

Sheik Naim al-Gaoud, a senior figure in the Al Bu Nimr tribe, said the militant group killed 29 men, four women and three children, lining them up in in the village of Ras al-Maa, north of Ramadi. He said the extremists shot each of them dead one by one.

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