Three Islamic State leaders killed escaping to eastern Mosul via Tigris

Three IS leaders killed escaping to eastern Mosul via Tigris

Mosul : Three Islamic State leaders were killed escaping western Mosul to its eastern side via the Tigris River, a police source was quoted saying. Nineveh police captain, Saeed Najm, told BasNews that the trio was escaping through the river, which bisects the city, towards al-Faisaliya neighborhood. Najm said security forces had tightened scrutiny on Tigris banks to hunt down

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Islamic state burns Khansa Hospital and some buildings of Mosul University

Islamic state burns Khansa Hospital and some buildings of Mosul University

Nineveh : Members of the Islamic State extremist group set a maternity hospital and some buildings of the University of Mosul ablaze, before withdrawing from them, BasNews reported on Sunday. Commander of Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Forces, Abdel Wahab al-Saedi, in a press statement said, “The Islamic State group burned al-Khansa Maternity Hospital, as well as the buildings of faculties of Dentistry,

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1757 Islamic State militants killed since start of phase2 operations in Mosul

1757 Islamic State militants killed since start of phase2 operations in Mosul

Baghdad : Iraq’s defense ministry media has put the number of Islamic State fighters killed this week at 1757 as operations proceed to clear the eastern section of the city of Mosul from militants. This is the number of militants killed since Iraqi government troops, backed by a US-led international military coalition and popular militias, launched a second phase of

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