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Two security sources told Reuters that Iraq executed 11 people on Monday in a prison in the southern city of Nasiriyah after being convicted of terrorism-related charges.

A source in Dhi Qar governorate also mentioned that the Iraqi Ministry of Justice executed 11 terrorists in the Nasiriyah Central Prison, also known as Al-Hout prison, according to Al-Arabiya News.

The source said that a team from the Ministry of Justice supervised the implementation of death sentences against 11 people after they were convicted of terrorist crimes and belonging to ISIS, noting that the death sentences were approved by the Iraqi President.

According to the source, 11 individuals were given death sentences after being found guilty of terrorist acts and being members of ISIS. He added that the Ministry of Justice oversaw the execution of the death sentences, which were approved by the Iraqi President.

Under the supervision of a team from the Ministry of Justice, the Iraqi authorities carried out the death penalty against 11 ISIS terrorists on April 25 in the Al-Hout prison in the city of Nasiriyah.

Human Rights Watch has reported that at least 150 prisoners in the Al-Hout prison face imminent execution, and around 8,000 prisoners, most of whom are charged with crimes connected to terrorism, are awaiting the death penalty in Iraq.

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