The 22-minute video posted on jihadist forums, which includes both new and previously released footage, shows hundreds of executions, providing further evidence of scope of atrocity BAGHDAD — The Islamic State jihadist group on Saturday released new footage of its June 2014 massacre of hundreds of mostly Shiite military recruits in Tikrit.The highest estimates put at 1,700 the number of cadets IS gunmen captured at the Speicher military base near Tikrit and executed at various locations, mostly in the city’s former presidential palace complex.The 22-minute video posted on jihadist forums, which included both new and previously released footage, shows hundreds of executions, providing further evidence of the scope of the atrocity.Some of the victims are shown pleading for their lives, attempting to explain they had only just joined the security forces.The grisly footage shows executions on an industrial scale, with victims falling out of dump trucks and later lying side by side in sh...

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