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ISIS abducts 19 girls in Iraq for refusing to have sex with its fighters


Baghdad,August 7: The dreaded Islamist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS has reportedly put to death 19 young women for refusing to have sex with its fighters on Friday. 

According to reports,the girls were executed for refusing to "participate in the practice of sexual jihad".

The 19 women had been abducted and held hostage by the ISIS in its stronghold of Mosul, Iraq, which the terrorist group had seized in June 2014.

UN official said that young girls and women,belonging either to the Yazidi or the Christian community, are captured by the ISIS wherever they raid. The ISIS views the Yazidis and the Christians as heretics.

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