IS executes 20 men in ruins of Syria`s Palmyra: Monitor

The Islamic State jihadist group executed at least 20 men in the ruins of Syria`s Palmyra on Wednesday, accusing them of fighting for the government, a monitoring group said.

Beirut: The Islamic State jihadist group executed at least 20 men in the ruins of Syria`s Palmyra on Wednesday, accusing them of fighting for the government, a monitoring group said.

"IS executed 20 men by firing on them in front of a crowd gathered in Palmyra`s Roman theatre, after accusing them of fighting for the Syrian regime," Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP.