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1995 Olyroos team on tour stumble on public beheading ceremony in Saudi Arabia town square

1995 Olyroos team on tour stumble on public beheading ceremony in Saudi Arabia town square

Country: 
Saudi Arabia
News Date: 
24/09/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

IT’S THE image that never leaves you. Mark Babic, the former Olyroos and Socceroos defender, is recounting one of the most horrific incidents seen by an Australian sporting side. Twenty-one years later, the shimmer of the razor-sharp sword glistening in the sun, the eight men kneeling with heads bowed, the swiftness of the executioner’s strike, the heads rolling away, are as vivid now as that hot August day in Taif, Saudi Arabia.