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An image posted by militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria appears to show insurgents with captured Iraqi soldiers.

In an undated handout photo, an image posted by militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria appears to show insurgents with captured Iraqi soldiers. The militants’ claims of mass execution could not be independently verified. The militants boasted on Twitter that they had executed 1,700 Iraqi government soldiers, which, if proven true, would be the worst mass atrocity in either country in recent years. Michael Cieply/The New York Times

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