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ISIS Quashes Mosul Rebellion That Aimed to Give City Back to Baghdad By Drowning Dissenters

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has quashed a rebellion in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, as a U.S.-Iraqi offensive looks set to begin, executing 58 people by drowning and burying them in a mass grave, according to Iraqi officials and residents. The plot was spearheaded by an ISIS commander who wished to defect from the group and help Baghdad recapture the city, which ISIS took control of in June 2014, Reuters reported residents as saying.
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