Islamic State group militants publically executed Wathiq Abdulwahab by firing squad in Mosul on Feb. 9, 2016, the ARA News Agency reported. Abdulwahab, a reporter for newspaper Hadbaa, was reportedly detained by the group after attempting to photograph a detention centre in Mosul’s Sukkar neighbourhood. The “Sharia Court of Mosul” ordered him executed for violating Islamic State group-imposed security measures and Abdulwahab was shot dead the same day.