Rebels execute 15 Iraqis

Rebels execute 15 Iraqis

BAGHDAD – Insurgents executed 15 Iraqis after ambushing their vehicle on a road north of the rebel stronghold of Fallujah, police said yesterday.

The gunmen ordered the passengers out of the vehicle and lined them up before shooting them in broad daylight on Sunday afternoon, police quoted witnesses as saying. They did not specify if the victims were civilians or off-duty security personnel, but said they were believed to be from the neighbouring town of Saqlawiyah, in the Sunni triangle.Pools of blood covered the scene of the attack on the desert road, next to empty cases of pistol and AK47 machine gun bullets.- Nampa-AFP˜?They did not specify if the victims were civilians or off-duty security personnel, but said they were believed to be from the neighbouring town of Saqlawiyah, in the Sunni triangle.Pools of blood covered the scene of the attack on the desert road, next to empty cases of pistol and AK47 machine gun bullets.- Nampa-AFP˜?

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