MOSUL: Leader of ISIS 'Chechen Brigade' Killed by Iraqi Forces

MOSUL: Leader of ISIS 'Chechen Brigade' Killed by Iraqi Forces
Thu Nov 24, 2016 13:39:57

The leader of ISIS "Chechen brigade" has been eliminated near the city of Mosul, the Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced.

Alalam Iraq

The ministry made a statement in Twitter on Wednesday.

"One of ISIS leaders (Chechen's nationality) killed by 15th infantry division," the post reads. On October 17, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi launched the operation to retake Mosul from Daesh. The operation began with 4,000 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and 30,000 Iraqi soldiers backed by the US-led coalition against ISIS. The terror group is outlawed in Russia and numerous other countries, Sputnik reported.


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