Islamic State In Iraq How I Survived An Is Massacre
Islamic State in Iraq: 'How I survived an IS massacre'
Ali Hussein Kadhim, an Iraq soldier and a Shia Muslim, was captured in the city of Tikrit by so-called Islamic State militants in June 2014. He says he will never forget what happened next to him and an estimated 1,700 military cadets. The cadets, many of them young teenagers starting their careers in the military, were lined up in groups and shot. This is Kadhim’s own account of how he "miraculously" escaped the massacre at Camp Speicher.