ISIS leader ‘killed 150 women and girls’ for refusing marriage, sex slavery

ISIS leader ‘killed 150 women and girls’ for refusing marriage, sex slavery

A single ISIS militant is suspected to be alone responsible for gunning down at least 150 women and girls, including some who were pregnant, because they refused to marry jihadists.

Abu Anas Al-Libi executed the women before burying their bodies in mass graves in Fallujah in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, the Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights said in a statement.

It is thought he killed the women, most of whom were Yazidi, because they refused to enter into sham temporary marriages with Islamic State fighters, where they would effectively be treated as sex slaves.

‘At least 150 females, including pregnant women, were executed in Fallujah by a militant named Abu Anas Al-Libi after they refused to accept jihad marriage,’ the statement said.

‘Many families were also forced to migrate from the province’s northern town of Al-Wafa after hundreds of residents received death threats.’

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