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Army’s 16 brigade destroys 17 car bombs north of Mosul

Army’s 16 brigade destroys 17 car bombs north of Mosul
Iraqi army forces. File photo.

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Commander of Nineveh Operations, Major General Najim al-Jabouri, announced on Monday, that Iraqi army’s 16th brigade destroyed 17 booby-trapped vehicles belonging to the Islamic State, after liberating the areas in the northern axis of the city of Mosul.

Jabouri said in a press statement, “Security forces from the army’s 16 brigade managed to destroy 17 booby-trapped vehicles belonging to the Islamic State, after liberating the areas of al-Kindi, Qayrawan and al-Arabi, in the northern axis of Mosul.”

“Security forces were also able to confiscate seven caches of weapons belonging to the Islamic State in the neighborhoods of Qayrawan and Kindi,” Jabouri added.

Noteworthy, second phase of the battle to liberate the city of Mosul was launched in October 29, 2016, to retake the remaining areas of eastern Mosul.



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