'Paranoid' Isis resorts to summary executions as Iraqi army advances

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Refugees from Mosul describe the increasing brutality of the Islamist group, which has killed more than 60 alleged spies in Mosul since Monday

Islamic State fighters have executed scores of alleged spies or battlefield deserters in the past week and are dispatching boys as young as 12 to the front lines with suicide belts as the group’s enemies advance on its last major strongholds.

Witnesses in Raqqa and Mosul – as well as the UN’s high commissioner for refugees – said that as it comes under increasing military pressure, the terror group has also displaced tens of thousands of residents for use as human shields.

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