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12 ISIS elements killed in clashes with Jabour tribe south of Mosul

ISIS bodies.Archival photo.
ISIS bodies.Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – On Saturday, Kurdistan Democratic Party in Nineveh Province announced, that 12 elements of the so-called the Islamic state in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were killed in clashes with a tribe that refused to join the organization south of Mosul (405 km north of Baghdad).

The Kurdistan Democratic Party’s Spokesman in Mosul Saeed Mamousini said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, armed clashes broke out between the ISIS elements and Jabour tribe after refusing to join ISIS on the outskirts of Qayyarah area south of Mosul,” pointing out that, “12 ISIS elements were killed and dozens were wounded during the clashes.”

Mamousini added, “ISIS fighters forced the youth of Qayyarah to join their forces.”

Noteworthy, ISIS took over the city of Mosul in Nineveh Province (405 km north of Baghdad) in the tenth of June 2014, while extended its terrorist activities to other areas of Iraq and committed many violations against humanity.



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