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ISIS executes six for selling cigarettes in Mosul

Islamic extremists executed six men in a public square in Mosul for selling cigarettes, according to ARA News, an independent Syrian news agency.

Smoking in areas controlled by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been banned for years, the news agency said. The men were arrested and put before a Sharia court which sentenced them to death by immediate execution, according to ARA News. The execution by firing squad reportedly was witnessed by hundreds of people.