20th Oct 2016


Finland holds 'IS fighter' over 2014 Iraq mass killing

Finnish police have arrested an Iraqi man on suspicion of taking part in a 2014 mass killing of Iraqi soldiers by Islamic State militant group. Up to 1,700 mostly Shia soldiers were killed during the incident at the former US military base Camp Speicher. Investigators said the 24-year-old man, a suspected IS fighter, entered Finland in August 2015.

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