Federal Police kills IS Chemicals Official in Mosul

Federal Police kills IS Chemicals Official in Mosul
Federal Police forces. File photo.


Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi Federal Police Chief announced, on Thursday, killing the chemicals official of the Islamic State group, in western Mosul.

Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat, in a press statement said that the Federal Police forces fired a remotely controlled rocket, targeting a headquarters of the Islamic State in al-Zanjili area.

The shelling resulted in the killing of the Islamic State’s chemicals official, Ahmed Abu Ghaz, Jawdat added.

Google Maps view of al-Zanjili area in western Mosul.

The Islamic State group launched several chemical attacks, especially using chlorine gas, on different areas of the city of Mosul, including al-Hadbaa area and Hayy al-Abar.

Meanwhile, Islamic State militants used chemicals to attack Iraqi forces in Mosul over the weekend, and the agent has been sent for testing to being identified.


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