WASHINGTON – Iraq’s Sunni Muslim officials and religious leaders accused Shiite militias of burning a Sunni man alive in an incident they say show the risk of using the gunmen to fight the militant group Islamic State.
A video circulated on social media networks purportedly shows fighters from the Imam Ali Brigades, a Shiite militia, smiling and laughing while a man is burned alive near a town in Anbar province, Iraq’s biggest. It wasn’t possible to verify the authenticity of the video.
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