ISIS beheads 3 gay men in northern Iraq - media

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Fighters from ISIS marching in Raqqa, Syria. (File, AP)
Fighters from ISIS marching in Raqqa, Syria. (File, AP)

Baghdad - ISIS has publicly beheaded three men in northern Iraq, two of them for allegedly engaging in homosexual acts, according to photos shared by sympathisers on social media on Tuesday.

The jihadist group, which controls swathes of Iraq and neighbouring Syria, has carried out hundreds of executions as it has imposed its brutal version of Islamic law, many of them photographed or videotaped.

The latest images did not show the claimed beheadings and their authenticity could not be independently verified.

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