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Members of the Takfiri group ISIL (so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Levant) have reportedly hung two teenage boys ceremonially for not fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

The Takfiri militants hung the two young boys, both under 18, from a crossbar outside an office belonging to the extremists’ so-called religious police in Mayadeen in the eastern Deir Ezzor province, the residents of the village said, according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.

ISIL militants

“The children have been suspended by ropes from a pole since noon, and they were still there in the late evening,” AFP quoted the head of the London-based group, Rami Abdel Rahman, as saying.

Placards reading “They broke the fast with no religious justification,” were placed upon the adolescents’ bodies, Abdel Rahman added.

Deir Ezzor fell into ISIL’s hands last year when the militant group overran large swathes of land in Iraq and…

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