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A man purported to be Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh is seen standing in a cage in this still image from an undated video filmed from an undisclosed location made available on social media on February 3, 2015.Reuters

After the shocking execution of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who was burned alive by the Islamic State, the terror group reportedly killed three Iraqis in a similar manner on Friday.

ISIS militants reportedly burned alive three residents of Hit, a town 200 kilometres west of Baghdad, after accusing them of acting as informers to the Iraqi forces, according to Radio Free Iraq.

As in the case of Kaseasbeh, whom the militants had captured in December, the Islamic State made an entire show out of the brutal murders and forced residents of the town to attend the executions.

ISIS had also accused the three men of encouraging locals to join tribal forces to fight the terror group.

Local media Almada Press reported that ISIS, in fact, burnt alive five civilians after the Friday prayers.

ISIS had sent shock-waves earlier this week after it released a video showing Kaseasbeh being locked inside a cage and burnt alive, a departure from its usual, but equally grotesque beheading videos.

The video of the pilot's burning was reportedly screened in Raqqa, where crowds, including children, cheered the brutal murder.

Friday's executions are, however, said to be the first instance of ISIS burning civilians alive.


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