Iraqi Drone Attack Kills 20 ISIL Terrorists in Mosul

Iraqi Drone Attack Kills 20 ISIL Terrorists in Mosul
Sun Jan 1, 2017 17:04:00

A security source in Nineveh province disclosed minutes ago that an Iraqi combat drone bombed a gathering of ISIL in Mosul, killing at least 20 terrorists and wounding several more.

"An Iraqi CH4 drone targeted a concentration center of ISIL militants in Kornish region in the Tigris River's right bank, leaving at least 20 terrorists dead," the source said; FNA reported.

"It was the first time that this model of drone targeted ISIL's position in the right bank of the river in Mosul," the source pointed out.

Reports said earlier today that Iraq's joint military forces continued their advances in Mosul and near the city in Nineveh province, and took control of more lands back from ISIL.

The Iraqi popular forces and Federal Police in a joint operation seized back the village of Shokran Westward of Mosul city.

A large number of ISIL terrorists were killed in fierce clashes with the Iraqi forces near Shokran village.

Meantime, Iraq's joint military forces won back al-Arkoub district in the Eastern part of Mosul city.

The Iraqi counterterrorism command headquarters in a statement announced that the Iraqi forces have purged terrorists from the Northern parts of al-Hodaba district.

The Iraqi forces inflicted heavy losses on the ISIL terrorist group.


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