Reports 300 Yazidi executed

yazidis-574582Islamic State militants have executed captured members of Iraq’s minority Yazidi community, Yazidi and Iraqi groups say, amid conflicting reports about the exact number of the victims. The Yazidi Progress Party said the extremist militia had killed more than 300 Yazidis on Friday in the town of Tal Afar near the Islamic State-controlled northern city of Mosul. Iraq’s non-governmental Human Rights Commission meanwhile put the figure of the executed Yazidis in Tal Afar at around 70. Qulu Sanjiri, a member of the commission, said that at least 3,000 Yazidis were still in jihadists’ captivity. Read Article