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Officials: Islamic State group shoots, kills 50 people, including women and children, in Iraq

  • FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, militants from the Islamic State parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on a main street in Mosul, Iraq. Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen, women and children in Iraq's Anbar province Sunday Nov. 2, 2014 officials said, the latest mass killing committed by the group. (AP Photo, File)

    FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, militants from the Islamic State parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on a main street in Mosul, Iraq. Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen, women and children in Iraq's Anbar province Sunday Nov. 2, 2014 officials said, the latest mass killing committed by the group. (AP Photo, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • Irina Bokova, the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), receives a plaque at the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

    Irina Bokova, the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), receives a plaque at the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)  (The Associated Press)

  • Adel Fahd, center, Iraqi minister of tourism and antiquities, speaks as Mohammed Iqbal, right, Iraq minister of education, and Irina Bokova, the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), listen during a press conference at the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

    Adel Fahd, center, Iraqi minister of tourism and antiquities, speaks as Mohammed Iqbal, right, Iraq minister of education, and Irina Bokova, the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), listen during a press conference at the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)  (The Associated Press)

Iraqi officials and Sunni tribal leaders say Islamic State group extremists have shot 50 tribesmen, women and children in the head, killing them.

Sunday's attack is the latest mass killing attributed to the militants in Iraq's Anbar province.

Sheikh Naim al-Gaoud, a senior figure in the targeted Al Bu Nimr tribe, says the militant group killed 40 men, six women and four children, lining them up in in the village of Ras al-Maa, north of Ramadi, and then publicly killing them one by one. He says another 17 people were kidnapped by the militant group.

An official with the Anbar governor's office coroborated the account, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to brief journalists.