PM of Iraq orders immediate execution of convicted terrorists

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

PM of Iraq orders immediate execution of convicted terrorists


The Prime Minister of Iraq Haider Jawad Kadhim Al-Abadi ordered on Monday to execute immediately all terrorists on death row in the country. The instructions were submitted to the Ministry of Justice after deadly attacks in Baghdad on Sunday, which killed 165 and wounded 225.

A lorry packed with explosives was detonated in a busy shopping district of the capital of Iraq where locals were shopping for the holiday marking the end of Ramadan. The second bomb exploded at an outdoor market in the ...


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