IRAQ: PERPETRATORS OF ERBIL GOVERNORATE ATTACK RECEIVE DEATH SENTENCE
June 22, 2016: The Islamic State (IS) members responsible for the terror attack in front of the Erbil Governorate inÂ 2014 receivedÂ death and life imprisonment sentences.
Erbil Criminal Court sentenced sevenÂ IS membersÂ to death andÂ five others to life in prison.
According to a statement by the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), âthe criminals directly planned and supervised âthe terror attackâ and are networks linked to the IS and are responsible for some terror attacks in Kirkuk.â
The 13 convicted perpetrators were arrested byÂ the KRSCâs Directorate of Counter-Terrorism.
On Nov. 19, 2014, a suicide car bomb exploded in front of the Erbil Governorate building resulting in the death of five people and wounding 29 others. (Sources: Kurdistan24, 22/06/2016)