UN says soaring number of mass 'executions' by Islamic extremists in Syria could be war crime

  • by: JOHN HEILPRIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 16, 2014 - 6:55 AM

GENEVA — Extremist Islamic groups in Syria are committing a "soaring" number of killings in the country's north that could amount to war crimes, the U.N. human rights office said Thursday.

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