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ISIS attacks Iraqi army south of Mosul

 ISIS attacks Iraqi army south of Mosul

Islamic State militants. File photo.

ISIS militants. File photo.
ISIS militants. File photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – ISIS today re-attacked the Iraqi army headquarters south of Mosul using booby-trapped Hummer vehicles, claiming a number of lives.

One of the army officers reported, “Today, ISIS launched an attack using a number of army’s Hummer vehicles that it seized earlier. ISIS managed to approach the army troops near Qayyarah Base south of Mosul, and detonated three Hummer vehicles, claiming 12 and injuring several others.”

“ISIS clashed with the troops for about half an hour. The Army Aviation also participated to repulse the attack,” he added.

Meanwhile, media officials with the Ministry of Defense said that a number of ISIS leaders were killed by an air strike that targeted their meeting in Mosul.

The officials stated, “The Army Aviation, based on accurate information, carried out an air strike, and destructed a number of ISIS headquarters in Nineveh province, in addition to killing 3 ISIS leaders and 12 members, including 3 members holding Arab nationalities.”

“The Army Aviation also destroyed the biggest explosives laboratory in Nineveh axis, killing 3 Arab ISIS members and 7 Chechen members. Meanwhile, hundreds of Mosul families fled due to the ISIS attacks,” the officials added.

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