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ISIS executes 21 of its own fighters, says rights group

  • After one of the top ISIS commanders was killed, the militant group executed 21 of its own fighters. Media reports quoted the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as saying that following the death of Abu Hayjaa al-Tunisi, a militant commander who died in a coalition strike on March 30, the ISIS rounded up suspects from within the organization. Rami Abdurrahman, head of the London-based group, said that the ISIS accused its militants of contacting the international coalition. He further stated that fighters were executed in the month of April and May in regards with the death of Abu Hayjaa al-Tunisi.