Women stoned to death for ‚adultery‘ in Syria


Carrying out the sentence: A witness said none in the crowd stepped forward, and it was left to the mainly foreign-born fighters from the Islamic State to pick up the stones and bludgeon Ms Ahmad to death.
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Locals refused to take part in the barbaric executions in Raqqa, north Syria. So mainly foreign fighters did it themselves, witnesses to the killings say. One victim seemed to be anaesthetised before the sentence was carried out.

By Associated Press and Damien GayleMail Online

A cleric read the verdict before the truck came and dumped a large pile of stones near the municipal garden. Jihadi fighters brought in the woman, clad head to toe in black, and half buried her in the ground.

Then they told residents who had gathered around the scene to carry out the sentence: Stoning to death for the alleged adulteress.

None in the crowd stepped forward, said a witness to the event in a northern Syrian city. So the jihadi fighters, mostly foreign extremists, did it themselves, pelting Faddah Ahmad with rocks.

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