How Harjit Masih survived the ISIS in Iraq and why his story rings true.
Terrorism by Alia AllanaJul 31, 2015
On the night of June
11, 2014, Harjit Masih (24), of Kala Afghana village in Punjab was abducted
along with 39 other Indian workers from Mosul amid the Islamic State in Iraq
and Syria’s (ISIS) stunning assault on the Iraqi city. Four days later,
according to Masih, all 40 Indians were asked to kneel shoulder to shoulder by
militants dressed in black near a railway track encircled by a hill.Moments later the
assault rifles went off. One by one the men dropped dead.Masih claims to be the
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is a staff reporter at Fountain Ink. The Middle East, foreign policy, crime, fashion, and social media are her areas of interest.
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