A witness said that stones “smaller than a baseball” were specifically chosen to make the death more agonizing.
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…He indicated that the stoning “was a result of them being caught them acting intimately in one of the houses in the city.”
The source said, “This case is the first of its kind carried out by people of the Daash organization in this area.” The source added that “this organization usually kills its victims by shooting them or by slitting their throats with a knife.”
A civil servant, speaking to NBC News, also reported witnessing the stoning by the Islamic State. “It is a terrible scene I wish I did not remember,” he said, adding that eight fighters from the Islamic State carried out the stoning in front of a crowd of 200 residents of the town.
“They brought the man and the woman, they tied their hands and covered their faces, and started to stone them,” he reported, adding that that stones “smaller than a baseball” were specifically chosen to make the death more agonizing.
The witness said that the couple screamed in pain as they were slowly killed over a period of 15 minutes.