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UN: ISIL kills 163 people in Mosul in one day | Al Jazeera

UN: ISIL kills 163 people in Mosul in one day | Al Jazeera

Fighters from the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIS) group have killed more than 160 people in one day last week to prevent them from fleeing western Mosul, according to the United Nations.

The agency on Tuesday accused ISIL of carrying out the attack in the group’s last stronghold, where a coalition of troops is working to flush out the fighters.

“The brutality of Daesh [ISIL] and other terrorist groups seemingly knows no bounds,” said Zeid bin Ra’ad al-Hussein, the UN’s human rights chief.

Source: UN: ISIL kills 163 people in Mosul in one day | News | Al Jazeera