Qaeda-led court executes 10 in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

Qaeda-led court executes 10 in Syria’s Aleppo: Monitor
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Beirut - All 10 men were shot dead, the Observatory said.



By AFP

Published: Sat 1 Aug 2015, 4:33 PM

Last updated: Sat 1 Aug 2015, 6:35 PM

At least 10 people were executed on Saturday in Syria's Aleppo city on the orders of a court dominated by Al Qaeda affiliate Al Nusra Front, a monitor said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said two of the executed were accused of adultery, with the rest accused of collaboration with the Syrian government.
The executions, in the eastern Aleppo neighbourhood of Shaar, were ordered by a court that includes several rebel groups but is dominated by Al Nusra Front.
All 10 men were shot dead, the Observatory said.
Al Nusra has also carried out summary executions of government troops in areas it has captured.
More than 230,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict started in March 2011 with anti-government protests.


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