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38 executed for 'terrorism' in southern Iraq

AFP  |  Nasiriyah (Iraq) 

Prison authorities in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah hanged 38 convicts on death row for terrorism offences today, a senior provincial council official said.

It was the largest number of executions in a single day since September 25 when 42 people were put to death in the same prison.

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First Published: Thu, December 14 2017. 17:30 IST
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