Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) The Joint Operations Command announced on Monday, that 29 civilians were either killed or wounded in an attack launched by the Islamic State group, using missiles containing chemical materials, east of the city of Mosul.
Colonel Khodier Saleh said in a press statement, “The Islamic State group attacked the areas of Markaz Street, al-Numaniyah, northern Garage and al-Aramel with missiles containing chemical materials.”
“The shelling resulted in the killing of four civilians, as well as wounding 25 others,” Saleh explained. “The wounded suffered severe asphyxiation due to inhaling toxic gases,” he further added.
Furthermore, Saleh declared that the Islamic State extremist group also attacked the areas in eastern Mosul using drones and mortar shells.