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Surviving an ISIS Massacre [includes graphic images] - NYTimes.com


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Sad, very sad.

The suspected scale of the massacre — ISIS claimed it killed 1,700 Shiite soldiers, a figure that some Iraqi officials and Mr. Kadhim believe is accurate — would make it the deadliest sectarian atrocity in Iraq’s recent history, more reminiscent of the mass killings carried out by Mr. Hussein’s government than anything the country faced during the sectarian civil war in 2006 and 2007.

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