Clashes between IS and security forces north of Mosul, 16 militants killed

Clashes between IS and security forces north of Mosul, 16 militants killed
Iraqi security forces. File photo.


Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A Counter-Terrorism Officer announced on Wednesday, that violent clashes erupted between security forces and the Islamic State’s militants, during a raid in eastern Mosul.

Colonel Khodier Saleh said in a press statement, “Violent clashes erupted between the Islamic State’s militants and security forces that carried out an extensive search operation in al- Darkazlia area, in eastern the city of Mosul.”

“The clashes resulted in the killing of 16 members of the Islamic State, mostly from foreign nationalities, as well as arresting 17 others, including two suicide bombers,” Saleh added.


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