Iraqi Forces Kill 70 ISIS Militants in South of Mosul

Iraqi Forces Kill 70 ISIS Militants in South of Mosul
Wed Apr 6, 2016 20:00:40

The Iraqi army forces backed by popular committees have killed at least 70 ISIS militants and wounded of others during a military operation in south of Mosul, while pointed out to the destruction of seven car bombs, The commander of Nineveh Operations Major General Najim al-Jubouri announced on Wednesday.

Maj. Gen. Najim al-Jubouri said, “Nineveh Liberation Operations Command received information about the presence of a large number of booby-trapped vehicles and suicide bombers belonging to ISIS in al-Nasser village south of Mosul,” indicating that, “The security forces from the army’s 15th brigade, Peshmerga Kurdish forces and tribal fighters began a military operation to destroy the enemy’s capabilities, and they were able to achieve their goals.”

Jubouri added, “The operation resulted in the killing of 70 ISIS fighters, as well as wounding dozens others,” noting that, “Seven booby-trapped vehicles were destroyed during the operation.”

Jubouri continued, “Nineveh Operations Command is awaiting the arrival of the forces from Nineveh police and tribal fighters to control the territory after its liberation,” pointing out that, “The Iraqi Army troops will attack the operations axes,” IraqiNews reported.


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