Daily Mail: ISIS slaughters 400 mostly women and children in ancient Syria city of Palmyra where hundreds of bodies line the street

* State TV reporting victims are believed to be government loyalists
* Follows execution of 300 pro-government soldiers in historic settlement
* Jihadi fighters previously warned residents against sheltering troops
* Black ISIS flag hoisted over an ancient citadel after taking over city

Islamic State militants have executed at least 400 mostly women and children in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.

Eye-witnesses have reported the streets are strewn with bodies – the latest victims of the Islamic State's unrelenting savagery - on the same day photographs of captured Syrian soldiers have emerged.

It follows the killing of nearly 300 pro-government troops two days after they captured the city, now symbolised by a black ISIS flag flying above an ancient citadel.

More News On Reports That The Islamic State Has Executed Hundreds In The Captured City Of Palmyra

Syria says Islamic State executes hundreds in Palmyra -- Reuters
At least 400 killed by Isis in Palmyra, say Syrian TV reports -- The Guardian
ISIS kills 400, mostly women & children, in Palmyra – Syrian state TV -- RT
ISIL Slaughters 400 Captives in Palmyra, Mostly Women and Children -- Sputnik
Islamic State kills 400 people in Syria's Palmyra: state TV -- i24 News
At least 400 killed by Daesh in Palmyra -- Al Bawaba

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