Iraq hangs 21 terrorism convicts in latest mass executions

Iraq hangs 21 terrorism convicts in latest mass executions

Iraq hanged 21 convicted terrorists and murderers on Monday, an Interior Ministry statement said.

Among those executed at a prison in the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriya were people involved in two suicide attacks that killed dozens of people in Tal Afar city, the statement said. It gave no further details of the identities of the people who were executed.

Iraq has carried out several mass executions since defeating the Islamic State group in 2017.

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