Shia group accused of revenge attacks in Iraq

The Badr brigade, an Iran-backed militia, said to have broken pact to fight IS alongside Sunni and Peshmerga groups.

    Shia militias fighting against the Islamic State group (IS) in Iraq have been accused of exacting revenge against Sunnis.

    Kurdish fighters say the Iranian-backed Badr brigade, has carried out reprisals against villagers suspected of sheltering IS fighters.

    Shia, Sunni and Peshmerga militias had agreed to fight together against IS.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Yangija in northern Iraq.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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