Just when you thought ISIS couldn’t reach a new level of depravity, they shock you again.
Harrowing new footage has emerged of a young boy executing prisoners on the banks of the Tigris River, amid one of the biggest massacres ever committed by Islamic State fanatics.
Filmed during the ISIS killing spree in Tikrit last year, the young boy is seen shooting at least two men in the head after adults have dragged the prisoners before him.
Ignoring prisoners’ pleas for mercy, the child grasps a pistol with both hands as he pulls the trigger. The men’s limp bodies are then cast into the water, which soon flows red with blood.
Images of the child executioner are just a small part of a graphic 22minute-long video released by the jihadis at the weekend.
It was recorded during the Speicher massacre last year – an atrocity which left an estimated 1,700 dead and ranks among the worst to have occurred in Iraq over the past decade.
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