A single Islamic State fighter killed 150 girls and women because they refused to enter into "temporary marriages" with jihadists, according to the the Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights.
Temporary marriages are a way for jihadists to effectively use women as sex slaves, while still abiding by Koranic law, in their eyes.
“Abu Anas Al-Libi killed more than 150 women and girls, some of whom were pregnant, after refusing to accept Jihad marriage,” the Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights said in a statement.
FILE - This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. (AP Photo/Militant video, File)
"Many families were also forced to migrate from the province’s northern town of Al-Wafa after hundreds of residents received death threats," the statement added.
Fox News reports that many of the women were Yazidi, an ancient, Kurdish-speaking minority ruthlessly targeted by the Islamic State. Fox also cautions that Al- Libi is not to be confused with a terrorist of the same name who helped execute embassy bombings in East Africa in 1998 that killed hundreds of people.
The report comes shortly after the terrorist group allegedly issued a guide on how to treat female slaves, which allows jihadist militants to rape them.
The guide also states that militants can have intercourse with their captives even if they have not yet reached puberty.
TheBlaze was not able to independently verify the report.