Security forces foil IS attack on central Mosul

Security forces foil IS attack on central Mosul
Iraqi security forces. File photo.


Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A Federal Police Officer announced, on Wednesday, foiling a massive attack launched by the Islamic State group on central Mosul.

Major Ali Mohsen said in a press statement that security forces managed to foil an attack launched by the Islamic State group on al-Farouq area, in central Mosul.

The terrorist group attacked the area using three booby-trapped vehicles and a bulldozer, Mohsen added.

Furthermore, Mohsen pointed out that the Islamic State also fired a mortar shell on al-Jazair area, east of Mosul, killing a civilian and wounding three others.


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