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May 29, 2015 9:54 am

ISIS Forces Palmyra Civilians to Watch Executions in Historical Amphitheater

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Civilians were forced to watch ISIS executions in Palmyra's amphitheater. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Islamic State rounded up civilians trapped in Palmyra and forced them to watch 20 people be executed in the historic city’s ancient amphitheater, a Syrian monitoring group has claimed.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the men were accused of having fought for President Bashar Assad’s army. It is not known how they were killed.

Read full story at The Independent.

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