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45 ISIS Fighters Die After Breaking Fast With Poisoned Meal

July 09 2015


Forty-five Islamic State fighters in Mosul have died after eating apparently poisoned food, according to Iraqi media cited by Haaretz (Israel).

A total of 145 ISIS militants took part in the iftar evening meal after fasting during the day during Ramadan. About 45 died a short time later, according to a spokesman for the Kurdish Democratic Party.

It was unclear if it was a case of food poisoning or a deliberate poisoning.

Mosul was captured by ISIS in June and is the largest...

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