Several Iraqi Soldiers killed by US Airstrike Near Mosul

Several Iraqi Soldiers killed by US Airstrike Near Mosul
Sat Oct 29, 2016 16:40:35

Deputy Chief of the Nineveh Provincial Council Noureddin Qablan announced that the US-led coalition warplanes have launched airstrikes on army base in Nineveh province, killing several soldiers.

"The US fighter jets hit one of the military bases of Iraqi Army's 16th Division in a region North of Mosul, and the attack left at least four Iraqi soldiers dead," Qablan said.

According to FNA, He said that the US army has confirmed the attack, calling it a "mistake".

Qablan said that it is not the first time the US warplanes hit the Iraqi army and volunteer forces (Hashd al-Shaabi) military positions, adding, "The US-led coalition has each time said that air raids were not deliberate."

It is reported that another peshmerga convoy accidentally hit by an USA-led coalition airstrike near Mosul today. That's was 3 "Mistakan Raid" in 24 hours.


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