Iraqi officials have launched an investigation into two airstrikes by the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group that claimed the lives of more than 200 people in the country’s northern city of Mosul last week.
The Pentagon has acknowledged that the US-led coalition carried out an airstrike in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week that left over 200 civilians dead.
Iraqi government forces, backed by fighters from allied Popular Mobilization Units, have ceased their joint operations to flush Takfiri Daesh militants out of their last urban stronghold in the conflict-ridden country over the high rate of civilian casualties.
Hundreds of civilians, mostly women and children, have been killed under collapsed buildings in the Iraqi city of Mosul after a reported US-led airstrike triggered a massive explosion in a residential neighborhood last week.
Iraqi forces took more territory from the ISIL as they press an offensive that has seen them recapture a third of West Mosul and trap terrorist inside as the civilians continue to escape the city.
The United Nations has warned that the world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the conclusion of World War II, when the world body was founded, as widespread starvation and famine are increasingly threatening the lives of over 20 million people in four impoverished countries.
Iraqi government forces have regained control of two neighborhoods in the western part of Mosul in a new phase of joint operations with allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units to push Daesh Takfiri terrorists out of their last urban stronghold in the country.
ISIS is now using high-tech drones to capture video of its devastating terror attacks.
A security source revealed that the al-Hashd al-Shaabi forces killed one of the ISIS Emirs, west of Tal afar, Baghdad Times reported on Thursday.
Commander of Asa'eb al-Haq Movement affiliated to Iraqi popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi said that the US forces have been trying hard to evacuate ISIL commanders from the besieged city of Tal Afar West of Mosul.